In this Guitar World exclusive, we’ve gathered together Mustaine and his Megadeth coguitarist, Glen Drover, Lamb of God’s Mark Morton and Willie Adler, Arch Enemy’s Michael Amott and Fredrik Akesson and Trivium’s Matt Heafy and Corey Beaulieu to teach you the essential skills of modern shred.
Metallers Lamb of God are streaming the entire documentary from their new As The Palaces Burn 10th-anniversary remaster. Even though the CD/DVD combo were released today, it's available for streaming at Qello.
Lamb of God have premiered the official trailer for their upcoming documentary, As The Palaces Burn. The film was directed by Don Argott, who worked on Last Days Here, which focused on embattled Pentagram frontman Bobby Liebling.
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Basically, it made me want to be a metal guitar player. Before I heard the record, I was a 13-year-old skater listening to a lot of punk: Black Flag, Bad Religion, JFA, Sucidal Tendencies, G.B.H. and Sex Pistols. It was in that context that I got a guitar and started making noise, punk rock style.
As GuitarWorld.com reported yesterday, Malaysia's Department of Islamic Development was calling upon local authorities to ban Lamb of God's September 28 performance in Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur. They labeled the band "satanic."
Lamb of God and Killswitch Engage have announced a joint fall North American tour that kicks off October 22 in Toronto. Joining them — at every show except Los Angeles — will be Testament and Huntress.