Their catalog is stacked with modern metal classics, but what is their single greatest song? We asked you, the fans, this daunting question and you came back with some fine picks. See the top five vote-getters below.
The best Lamb of God songs are powered by their potent deep grooves. Not since Pantera, their fellow Southerners, has a band focused so much on power grooves. Those are what give a song depth and catchiness, not to mention muscle. Power grooves and supreme guitar prowess are certainly the hallmarks of this Virginia band's sound, as are the gritty, venomous vocals of frontman Randy Blythe. For all the fury present in LOG's sound, there's also an intelligence and attention to detail when it comes to the art of songcraft. Plus, you walk away remembering the melodies.
9) Redneck (Sacrament, 2006)
Since their formation, Lamb of God has released ten studio albums two of them were released under Burn the Priest , one live album, one compilation album and three DVDs. In and the band received Grammy nominations for songs from their album Wrath. They also received a nomination in for their song "". Lamb of God has toured with the Ozzfest twice. From to they toured as part of Metallica 's World Magnetic Tour , and supported Slayer on their final world tour in and For the next five years, the band practiced in Richmond and around Virginia.
This, as you might imagine, is a motherfucking invitation, albeit to read a list of the 10 best Lamb Of God songs to date, rather than to some kind of terrifying and violent social occasion. One of the most consistently lauded metal bands of the last 20 years , Lamb Of God have provided modern metalheads with shitloads of enduring anthems, but their album catalogue has plenty of hidden treats too. Choosing these has been a bloody nightmare, frankly. Another obvious choice, perhaps, but can you imagine a Lamb Of God gig without this? Redneck rules because it manages to be both a celebratory sing-along and a thoroughly vicious, turbo-thrash neck-wrecker, custom built for the kind of pits that only the brave or the foolish would enter. Grace begins with a brief, beautiful intro before erupting into one of those unstoppable grooves that are much harder to play well than they first appear.