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Featured: Lamb Of God's Randy Blythe

Featured: Lamb Of God's Randy Blythe

David Randall “Randy” Blythe was born on 21st February 1971. He is most famously known as the vocalist and lyricist of American groove metal band, Lamb Of God, previously known as Burn the Priest. Before joining Burn the Priest in 1995, he used to work as a cook in a restaurant. 

He was also associated with a project band, Halo Of Locusts, that started in 2004. In 2005, Blythe worked on the album, Hunter by A Life Once Lost, where he contributed additional vocals to the song ‘Vulture’ along with helping in other things such as in processing vocals to the tracks. He had also worked with them for their album Iron Gag. He had also provided guest vocals to the song ‘Skull and Bones’ by Overkill, ‘Adoration for None’ by Gojira in their album The Way Of All Flesh, and ‘Shadows Fall’ by Kind Of Nothing in their 2009 album Retribution.

He had always been a Slayer, Motorhead and GWAR fan. His teenage years were loaded with fascination towards Sex Pistols, Cryptic Steel, and Bad Brains. He is also an actor and had appeared in the movie The Graves along with few more.

Blythe was featured in many of his peers' DVDs, such as Killswitch Engage's (Set This) World Ablaze and Machine Head's Elegies. Blythe was also featured in Metal: A Headbanger's Journey, Working Class Rock Star and Melissa Cross's The Zen of Screaming.

He appears as Luke in the movie The Graves (2009), written and directed by Brian Pulido.

On January 5th, 2012, Blythe announced his candidacy for United States President via his personal blog.

He also caused Randy Blythe manslaughter case where, in one of his Lamb Of God concerts he shoved his 19-year-old fan off stage, causing him serious head injuries that led to his death. Two years later, when the band returned to the Czech Republic for the concert, Blythe was arrested and remained in custody for five weeks.