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Lamb Of God stream 512

Lamb Of God have streamed their track 512 from upcoming album VII: Storm Und Drang.

The follow-up to 2012’s Resistance is released on July 24 via Nuclear Blast – and it’s heavily influenced by frontman Randy Blythe’s Czech prison experience, before he was acquitted of manslaughter over the 2010 death of fan Daniel Nosek.

Blythe recently told how 512, named after one of the cells he was kept in, was inspired by the gift of a scrubbing sponge to his cellmate. He said: “It was like he’d brought back a stereo system or something. It was so nice to have something to clean things with, because it was fucking filthy in there. This little sponge was so wonderful and we were so grateful to have it.”

Lamb Of God play the Download festival (opens in new tab) on June 14 as part of a wider European tour:

Jun 09: Beastfest, Germany

Jun 11: Greenfield, Switzerland

Jun 12: Nova Rock, Austria

Jun 14: Download, UK

Jun 19: Hellfest, France

Jun 21: Graspop, Belgium

Jun 22: Zeche, Germany

Jun 25: Bravalla, Sweden

Jun 26: Tuska, Finland

Jun 28: Den Atelier, Luxembourg

Jun 29: Concerttent Zaal & Cafe de Zwerver, Belgium

Jul 03: Roskilde, Denmark

Jul 05: With Full Force, Germany

Martin Kielty

Not only is one-time online news editor Martin an established rock journalist and drummer, but he’s also penned several books on music history, including SAHB Story: The Tale of the Sensational Alex Harvey Band (opens in new tab), a band he once managed, and the best-selling Apollo Memories (opens in new tab) about the history of the legendary and infamous Glasgow Apollo. Martin has written for Classic Rock and Prog and at one time had written more articles for Louder than anyone else (we think he's second now). He’s appeared on TV and when not delving intro all things music, can be found travelling along the UK’s vast canal network.