Lamb of God Deliver Crushing Riffs on ‘Nevermore’

2022-06-15

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Lamb of God – Story by Charles Ken, photo by Travis Shinn

Lamb of God are back with a hard-charging new single, “Nevermore,” off their new “Omens” record

Just a few days after announcing their new album, “Omens,” the metal guys of Lamb of God have released the album’s first single. The song, called “Nevermore,” featuring crushing riffs and frontman Randy Blythe’s powerful vocals.

“Nevermore” features Blythe starting things off with spoken-word verses before belting a metal-appropriate scream, with guitarist Mark Morton late chiming in with a mile-high guitar solo. In addition to the song, Lamb of God have released the official music video for “Nevermore,” which depicts Lamb of God being transported as cargo in the back of a truck along with some live footage. Watch the music video for “Nevermore” via the YouTube video below.

In other news, Lamb of God also recently announced a massive fall 2022 U.S. tour, with support from Killswitch Engage. Other acts slated to appear on select shows of the tour include Baroness, Suicide Silence, Motionless in White, Fit for an Autopsy, Spiritbox and Animals as Leaders. For ticket information, visit Lamb of God’s official website.

On the new album, Morton stated, “The inner workings of the band have never been better. You can hear it in ‘Omens.’ You can see it in our performances, and if you’re around us for five minutes, you can feel it.” Regarding the tour with Killswitch Engage, Morton stated, “Our scene grew from a small, loosely connected network of underground shows in basements and warehouses, into a global phenomenon that helped define an entire generation of modern heavy metal. We are thrilled to announce ‘The Omens Tour,’ which celebrates not only the perseverance and impact of that original movement, but also the creativity and originality of the bands that it influenced.”

“Omens” marks the band’s follow-up to their 2020 self-titled release. The album will arrive on Oct. 7.

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