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Lamb Of God To Release New Song & EP "The Duke" Inspired By Fan’s Cancer Battle

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Randy Blythe - vocalist of Lamb Of God - shares the story of Wayne Ford, a fan he first met at a show a few years ago. Wayne was engaged in a brave battle against leukemia that he ultimately lost in early 2015.

Randy and Wayne fast became friends during their time together and his life and cancer fight inspired a song entitled "The Duke", which was recorded during Lamb Of God's sessions for the band's latest album "VII: Sturm und Drang". "The Duke" didn’t appear on the album, instead an EP for that track titled "The Duke" is set for a December 02 release date.

Blythe shares the story of Ford‘s fight and their friendship in the below video. I you're interested in doing your part against Leukemia & Lymphoma, you find more info via The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Be The Match.

The release is to feature the following tracks:

01 – "The Duke"
02 – "Culling"
03 – "Still Echoes" (live at "Rock am Ring")
04 – "512" (live at "Rock am Ring")
05 – “Engage The Fear Machine” (live at "Bonnaroo")

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1. Drum_Junkie writes:

I've had a lot of respect for LoG as musicians and people, but this raises the bar another notch.

I'll be buying this the week it comes out.

RIP Wayne Ford and Evie Corano.

\m/\m/

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2. Blindgreed1 writes:

Get out there and find out if you're a match for someone DJ.

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3. logofgod writes:

to bad they didnt accually make a ep and just filled it with live tracks

# Oct 19, 2016 @ 7:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Drum_Junkie writes:

Just signed up at bethematch.org, BG. Kit should be delivered within two weeks.

I don't know why I haven't done this before. I've posted on here before about my wife being a Leukemia survivor (BMT July 2003), so I know how lucky she was that her sister was a match.

I'm glad Randy and LoG posted this. You never know what becomes the motivation for someone else to act.

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