Riding high on frontman Randy Blythe recently being acquitted of manslaughter charges in the Czech Republic, Lamb Of God have announced a North American tour and a week long mountain retreat for 170 lucky fans. The tour begins Thursday May 16th in Asheville, NC, and wraps up on Thursday June 2oth in Norfolk, VA with opening duties being handled by Decapitated and Terror(until June 10th when The Acacia Strain takes over).
For a full list of dates and venues click right here.
Now for the coolest part. The band is hosting something they are calling the “Metal On The Mountain” retreat at the Full Moon resort in Big Indian, NY. The band has stated the following in a press release:
“The band announces today the Metal on the Mountain retreat July 15th through 19th to be held at the Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, New York. The weeklong retreat, which is limited to 170 fans, will feature activities aimed at musicians and non musicians alike. The curriculum, created by the band, will include guitar and drum clinics with Mark Morton, Willie Adler, and Chris Adler as well as group instruction, songwriting sessions and competitions, nightly jam sessions with the band and fans, band Q & A, the premiere of the LAMB OF GOD feature film scheduled for a fall theatrical release, and a full band concert the final night of the retreat. Long time band album designer Ken Adams will discuss the creation of LAMB OF GOD album and t-shirt designs and band tour manager and sound man Brian Griffin will instruct fans on the art of mixing a live metal show. Non-musical activities will include motorcycle excursions with bassist John Campbell, a seminar on primitive fire building by Randy Blythe, and a casino night. Also, all of the fans will enjoy all of the amenities available at the Full Moon Resort. For more information on the Metal on the Mountain retreat, go to metalonthemountain.com.“
Well that seems like a damn good time if that’s the kind of thing you’re into.Add to My Radar