Lamb of God launched their Fall US “Omens” tour on a lovely evening on the Coney Island Amphitheatre in Brooklyn, New York, on Friday (September ninth), full with a powerful help lineup that included Killswitch Have interaction, Baroness, and Suicide Silence.
For this headlining run (tickets accessible right here), Lamb of God should not messing round, bringing alongside a panoramic stage present, full with a great deal of pyro, smoke machines, and a mesmerizing “Omens” triangle backdrop. Kicking off with “Memento Mori” from their glorious self-titled 2020 album, the Richmond, Virginia, metallers introduced an explosive vitality from the primary word of the their set. Issues heated up much more for “Stroll With Me in Hell,” when the band’s pyro show was in full impact.
Singer Randy Blythe is considered one of metallic’s most fearless and relentless stay performers. After 1 / 4 century of fronting the band and at age 51, he continues to take potential ankle-breaking leaps everywhere in the stage. Seeing him fly within the air in opposition to the flames from the pyro brings an extra component of hazard to the band’s already incendiary efficiency.
Lamb of God’s 15-song setlist culled from their complete profession, together with “Nevermore” and the title monitor from the band’s forthcoming album, Omens, which arrives on October seventh. Earlier than the ultimate track, the outdated favourite “Redneck,” Blythe yelled, “Warriors, come out to plaaayyyyyy!” — delivering a memorable line from the traditional 1979 film The Warriors, centered round a Coney Island gang. And that’s precisely what Lamb of God did on Friday evening — they got here out to play!
Previous to Lamb of God taking the stage, Killswitch Have interaction additionally delivered a 15-song set, with singer Jesse Leach expressing pure pleasure for with the ability to entertain a packed crowd following a time when the way forward for the live performance trade regarded bleak as a result of pandemic. The veteran metallic act regarded very very similar to a headliner themselves, giving a heartfelt efficiency that highlighted their 20-plus yr profession, together with 4 songs from 2019’s Atonement, together with their signature cowl of Dio’s “Holy Diver.”
Baroness had been the second band of the evening, and in addition gave a powerhouse efficiency. Frontman John Baizley and guitarist Gina Gleason threw their hearts and souls into the band’s all-too-short six-song set that deserves a minimum of a number of extra tunes, because it ended means too quickly.
In the meantime, Suicide Silence supplied a crushing opening to the evening’s festivities, taking the stage at a relatively early 6 p.m. as the group was nonetheless submitting in to the outside venue, which sits proper subsequent to the Coney Island Boardwalk alongside the Atlantic Ocean.
Lamb of God’s US outing runs by an October twentieth live performance in Irving, Texas. Killswitch will stay on the invoice all through, whereas the tour will function a rotating solid of opening acts that additionally consists of Match for an Post-mortem, Spiritbox, Immobile in White, and Animals as Leaders.
See Heavy Consequence‘s photographs, plus fan-filmed video of the Coney Island gig under, and choose up tickets to the upcoming exhibits through Ticketmaster.
Photograph Gallery – Lamb of God, Killswitch Have interaction, Baroness and Suicide Silence in Brooklyn, NY (click on to increase and scroll by):
All photographs by Johnny Perilla (@johnnyperilla).
Lamb of God Setlist:
Stroll With Me in Hell
Now You’ve Obtained One thing to Die For
Laid to Relaxation