Metal favorites Lamb of God have announced the arrival of their next album, omensOctober 7 via Epic Records.
The new album was produced by the band’s longtime collaborator Josh Wilbur, and it will follow Lamb of God’s self-titled 2020 effort. The album’s lead single, “Nevermore,” will be released this Friday, June 10.
Registered Lamb of God omens at Henson Recording Studios in Los Angeles, a studio that has also been used by the Doors, Pink Floyd, the Ramones and Soundgarden. Lamb of God also recorded the disc live to tape, with guitarist Mark Morton saying in a statement, “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.
Singer D. Randall Blythe added, “The world is crazy and keeps changing. omens is a reaction to the state of the world. It’s a very edgy record… He’s extremely edgy.
Along with the announcement omens – which is available for pre-order – Lamb of God has an extensive North American tour later this year. The trek will begin Sept. 9 at Coney Island in Brooklyn with dates slated through Oct. 20 at the Toyota Music Factory pavilion in Irving, Texas. Tickets for all shows go on sale June 10 at 10 a.m. local time through the Lamb of God website.
Throughout the tour, Lamb of God will be joined by Killswitch Engage, while various other bands will provide support on select dates. Baroness and Suicide Silence will play the first group of dates, September 9-30; Motionless In White and Fit for an Autopsy will play from October 1 to October 11; and Animals as Leaders and Fit for an Autopsy will wrap up the tour October 13-20.
omens Track list
1. “Never Again”
3. “To the Grave”
7. “Bad Designs”
9. “Opt-out mechanism”
10. “September Song”
Lamb of God Tour Dates
September 9 – Brooklyn, NY @ Coney Island
September 10 – Camden, NJ @ Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
September 11 – Alton, Virginia @ Blue Ridge Music Festival
September 13 – Youngstown, OH @ Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater
September 14 – Baltimore, MD @ Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena
September 16 – Atlanta, Georgia @ Coca Cola Roxy
September 17 – Jacksonville, Fla. @ Daily’s Place
September 18 – Tampa, Fla. @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheater
September 21 – Boston, MA @ MGM Music Hall at Fenway
September 23 – Louisville, KY @ Louder Than Life Festival (no Killswitch Engage, Suicide Silence)
September 24 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
September 25 – Sterling Heights, MI @ Michigan Lottery Amp at Freedom Hill
September 26 – Indianapolis, IN @ TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park
September 30 – Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
October 1 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Great SaltAir
October 2 – Grand Junction, CO @ Amphitheater at Las Colonias Park
October 4 – Fresno, CA @ Exhibit Hall at Selland Arena
October 7 – Sacramento, CA @ Aftershock Festival (not worthy of an autopsy)
October 9 – Vancouver, BC @ Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Center
October 10 – Kent (Seattle), WA @ Accesso ShoWare Center
October 11 – Portland, OR @ Cloud Theater
October 13 – Inglewood, CA @ YouTube Theater
October 14 – Phoenix, AZ @ Arizona Federal Theater
October 15 – Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
October 16 – El Paso, TX @ UTEP Don Haskins Center
October 18 – San Antonio, TX @ Freeman Coliseum
October 19 – Houston, TX @ 713 Music Hall
October 20 – Irving, TX @ The Toyota Music Factory Pavilion