On September 17, AndrewHaug.com, Australia's first-ever dedicated 24/7 rock and metal online radio station launched by Andrew Haug, the former host of Triple J Australia's "The Racket" radio show (originally "Full Metal Racket"; 2001-2011), conducted an interview with bassist John Campbell of Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below.
LAMB OF GOD will release a special 10th-anniversary edition of its "As The Palaces Burn" album in November.
After some serious detective work tracking down the original album master tapes, the band went in with producer Josh Wilbur (who also produced LAMB OF GOD's "Wrath" and "Resolution" CDs) and gave "Palaces" a full-on, ass-kicking remix and remaster, front to back, top to bottom. The remixed version of "Palaces" is now how they had originally intended it to be.
To go along with the album re-release, LAMB OF GOD also shot a brand new DVD documentary recounting the recording process and the stories behind the music which features new interviews with original producer Devin Townsend, the band members and current producer, Josh Wilbur.
LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler comments: "We are lucky to have the opportunity, a decade after our first attempt, to bring what I consider to be our master work up to speed sonically.
"Ever since the original release, we've been distraught about the sonic qualities of 'As The Palaces Burn'.
"The band had captured lightning in a bottle and the budget limitation of a sophomore album turned our lightning into a firefly in a jar.
"The songs are undeniable and we've always been very proud of how this album launched our career. It feels appropriate to revisit now that we can and give this very special album the chance to reach our original hopes and it's true potential."
"As The Palaces Burn" 10th-anniversary edition track listing:
02. As The Palaces Burn
04. 11th Hour
05. For Your Malice
06. Boot Scraper
07. A Devil In God’s Country
08. In Defense Of Our Good Name
09. Blood Junkie
11. Ruin (previously unreleased demo)
12. As The Palaces Burn (previously unreleased demo)
13. Blood Junkie (previously unreleased demo)
To order "As The Palaces Burn" 10th-anniversary edition, go to this location.