Lamb Of God Man Auctions Medal For Charity
Randy Blythe is going to sell his Grammy nomination medallion to help Myotonic Dystrophy. In case you were wondering, this makes him the man.
Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe has spoken exclusively to Metal Hammer about auctioning his Grammy nomination medallion to raise money for Myotonic Dystrophy. The Defenders Of The Faith tour frontman’s auction will take place on January 28th and will last for ten days in the run up to this year’s Grammy awards. See Randy’s auction and the rock nominations for this year’s Grammy’s.
“A friend of mine has 2 sons with Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy, a fatal disease. He started a foundation, the Stone Circle Of Friends, and I’m auctioning it off to raise money for that. When I HEard, the first thing that popped in my mind was what Flava Flav from Public Enemy said “Who the fuck needs a goddamn Grammy anyway?” I didn’t care. This way it’s doing something good.”
Lamb Of God will release ‘Wrath’ on February 23rd and we gave you an exclusive track-by-track look at the album yesterday. You can also check out a video of Lamb Of God self-confirming for this year’s Download and hear about Randy Blythe’s acting debut.
Defenders Of The Faith 2 will be co-headlined by Lamb Of God and Dimmu Borgir and will also feature Unearth and Five Finger Death Punch. The tour will call at:
11th February – Bristol Academy
12th February – Birmingham Academy
13th February – Manchester University
14th February – Brixton Academy
15th February – Glasgow Academy