Crossing things of my bucket list is fun. And I got to cross another one off the other night when I finally saw Lamb Of God at The Forum in Los Angeles for the first time.
Been a fan for a while, so I was amped to see what they had in store for the LA crowd. And minus a few mic issues (f*cking sound guys) at the start of ‘Laid To Rest’ to open the show, the boys pummeled the crowd with 10 songs – raising the intensity with each one. Randy Blythe is a force onstage – and to me, that’s one of Lamb Of God’s strong points as a live band. The heavy riffs, the booming drums…..they’ll always be there. But it’s Randy’s energy and interaction with the crowd that makes the experience hit you even harder.
On the band’s closing song ‘Redneck‘, Randy encourages the crowd to get the biggest circle pit going that The Forum has ever fucking seen. And from my vantage point, they may have succeeded. Great show. Great energy. And oh yeah, Slayer was there too. HORNS UP!