Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD have announced a tour of secondary markets, set to take place May 16 through June 20. The trek continues the support of the band's latest CD, "Resolution", and hits 30 markets not yet visited on the current album cycle. Support on all dates will come from DECAPITATED, with TERROR appearing through June 10 and THE ACACIA STRAIN playing the remaining shows.
In other news, LAMB OF GOD has announced the Metal On The Mountain retreat, set to take place July 15-19 at the Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, New York. The weeklong retreat, which is limited to 170 fans, will feature activities aimed at musicians and non-musicians alike. The curriculum, created by the band, will include guitar and drum clinics with Mark Morton, Willie Adler and Chris Adler as well as group instruction, songwriting sessions and competitions, nightly jam sessions with the band and fans, band question-and-answer session, the premiere of the LAMB OF GOD feature film scheduled for a fall theatrical release, and a full band concert the final night of the retreat. Longtime designer Ken Adams will discuss the creation of LAMB OF GOD album and t-shirt designs and band tour manager and soundman Brian Griffin will instruct fans on the art of mixing a live metal show. Non-musical activities will include motorcycle excursions with bassist John Campbell, a seminar on primitive fire building by Randy Blythe, and a casino night. Also, all of the fans will enjoy all of the amenities available at the Full Moon Resort.
Dates for the May tour are below. All shows are scheduled to go on sale the weekend of March 29-30.