January 30, 2023

Our 2022 Annual Report continues with the announcement of Lamb of God as our Heavy Band of the Yr, together with a video interview with guitarist Mark Morton. Because the 12 months winds down, keep tuned for extra awards, lists, and articles about the most effective music, movie, and TV of 2022. Yow will discover it multi functional place right here.

Lamb of God completely crushed 2022. The steel veterans continued their ascent to the highest of the style’s ranks with one other stellar album, Omens, and introduced their dwell present to new heights on a few memorable excursions. They’re Consequence‘s Heavy Band of the Yr for 2022.

With Slayer calling it a day in 2019, it may be simply argued that Lamb of God have taken over because the premier act with regards to excessive steel. And whether or not the band agrees with that evaluation or not, they’re definitely dwelling as much as the problem of carrying that torch.

In co-headlining with Megadeth within the spring and headlining their very own tour within the fall, Lamb of God took their dwell present to new heights. Set towards a mesmerizing backdrop and a great deal of pyro, the band performed one explosive present after one other. At 51 years younger, singer Randy Blythe jumps across the stage like a frontman half his age, as the remainder of the group delivers the products with precision and energy.

As guitarist Mark Morton advised us within the video interview above, the band made it a degree to up their sport when returning to the stage following the pandemic shutdown. “When issues began opening again up  … we very intentionally, very consciously, targeted on placing on the most effective present we will do … we actually prioritized the manufacturing side. … We’re additionally having numerous enjoyable taking part in collectively, and I feel that actually interprets onstage.”

Morton additionally sang the praises of Blythe as a frontman. “It’s been superior to have entrance row seats to observe my good friend Randy evolve into one of many biggest frontmen in steel. I stand by that assertion. Anybody who’s seen Lamb of God is aware of how nice Randy is onstage. He leaves all of it up there.”

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