It is not an exaggeration to say that VII: Sturm Und Drang is by far the most important album of Lamb of God's career. Richmond, Virgina's favourite metal export have had an incredibly tumultuous last couple of years thanks to Randy Blythe's well documented imprisonment in the Czech Republic's Pankrác Prison and subsequent acquittal.
The 14th of January marked what could quite possibly be gig of the year for the people of Dublin, as Nu-metal monoliths Slipknot make their first Irish appearance in ten years in the 3Arena.
The first new Slipknot album in over six years. Can .5: The Gray Chapter carry the burden of enormous expectation?
A long wait has taken place for new Slipknot material, and here we bring you a brand new video as well!
Without really know what the hell is going on, we're treated to a 5+ minute dark extravangza that really hails back to the early chaotic mentality that Slipknot delivered, and indeed made them the legends we have today.
Driving down the M1 on a Friday night having been up since five am working is usually something someone wouldn’t relish. However- when you are on your way to Jagermeister, old friends and most importantly a weekend of great music, that drive could not be easier.
Keen to build on their existing momentum (which, let's face it is already pretty substantial), Andy Copping & the powers that be at Donington have been busy further beefing up the lineup for next years' Download Festival.