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Lamb Of God track in horror game show trailer

Lamb Of God track 512 has been used by the makers of a US TV game show with a horror theme.

Hellevator is broadcast on Game Show Network, and producers asked the band for the tie-in to promote the upcoming series.

The lyrics were inspired by frontman Randy Blythe’s ordeal in a Czech prison in 2012, before he was acquitted of the manslaughter of a fan. He was assigned to cell number 512 while he waited to be allowed home. The track appears on latest album VII: Sturm Und Drang.

Blythe says: “Our fascination with the horrors of history – which is part of the theme of our album – is also evidenced in Hellevator, and the tone of the show is a perfect fit with the vibe of 512.

“Much like our music, the show takes you to a place you’re not sure you want to go to. But if you’re brave enough, it’s an amazing experience.”

Lamb Of God tour the UK with Megadeth next month.

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. He’s appeared on TV and when not delving intro all things music, can be found travelling along the UK’s vast canal network.