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Lamb of God is an American groove metal band, originally formed under the name Burn the Priest.

The roots of Lamb of God were planted in the year 1990, when Mark Morton, Chris Adler and John Campbell were friends at Virginia Commonwealth University. The trio began playing at Adler's house in Richmond weathering chilly conditions. "There was no heat in the house," recalls Campbell. "We would hang around the kerosene heaters, get really drunk and write metal songs. Fumes and Black Label beer were definitely what fueled our early days." Read more on Last.fm

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Album: Lamb of God – Resolution

February 8th, 2012

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Lamb of God
Resolution
Roadrunner Records
23 January 2012

by Tom Dare

Lamb of God appear to have truly made it in the A-League of the metal world. The way you can tell is by the number of people who have either fallen over themselves to froth all over latest album Resolution or taken to the Internet to moan about it. You have to be doing rather well to please/piss off this many people. So who’s right? Where is the line between bullshit and considered opinion (clue: you generally pass this when you open your web browser)? And most importantly, is Resolution any cop?

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Album: Lamb of God – Hourglass

June 7th, 2010

Lamb of God
Hourglass
Roadrunner Records
01 June 2010

by Tom Dare

Compilations are a tricky business. You have to balance enough of your best material to keep fans happy, cover as many of your albums as possible without dropping the quality in order to attract new fans, and still sweeten it with enough rarities to make the asking price worthwhile for your die-hard. Of course, if you’re Lamb of God, a band with as strong a catalogue as being one of the most consistent mainstream metal band of the last decade implies, most of this is easy.

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Live: Lamb of God @ London Brixton Academy – Saturday, 13th February 2010

February 16th, 2010

Almost a year to the day since their last London show, Lamb of God returned to Brixton on Saturday. We sent the new kid, Tom Dare, to investigate.

Once again, Lamb of God prove why they have built a reputation as one of the live bands of recent years. Once again, the PA does its utmost to fuck things up for them.

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Sonisphere Festival 2009: Interviews, Photos, Setlists, Gossip – it’s all here

August 1st, 2009

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After making our first ever splash page at Download Festival 2009, we thought we’d do another with the inaugural Sonisphere Festival 2009. We’re here at Knebworth for two days and we’re going to be interviewing, photographing and generally just looking at bands all weekend. We’ll make stuff too. Come and look at it all.

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