Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD have released a brand new trailer for their feature film "As The Palaces Burn" (which shares its title with the band's 2003 album, shortly getting a remastered 10th anniversary re-release). According to EmpireOnline.com, the initial intention for the documentary, directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Don Argott and produced by 9.14 Pictures ("Last Days Here", "Art Of The Steal", "Rock School"), was to turn his cameras away from LAMB OF GOD and towards the band's international, multicultural fanbase. However, LAMB OF GOD singer Randy Blythe's arrest in Prague, Czech Republic in June 2012 forced the project to drastically switch tracks.The "As The Palaces Burn" film will premiere at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam between November 20 and December 1. Theatrical and home releases will follow next year. On June 5, Prague, Czech Republic's High Court upheld Blythe's "not guilty" verdict in connection with the death of a fan three years ago. The court's decision is final. Blythe was facing the possibility of conviction and a long-term jail sentence after a May 2010 incident in which 19-year-old Daniel Nosek, who attended a LAMB OF GOD performance in Prague, died almost a month later, allegedly from injuries sustained when he was thrown off the stage. Though Blythe faced up to 10 years in prison, during the closing argument, prosecutors only asked the judge for the minimum sentence of five years. In a recent interview with Full Metal Jackie, LAMB OF GOD bassist John Campbell spoke about what has been the most life-changing aspect of everything that's happened over the last year. "It definitely makes you wonder where exactly you're headed, what options you have in front of you," he said. "I would say just the not knowing whether or not we were going to continue on with the band was an interesting situation to deal with." He added: "The incident in Prague was a situation where things were not done the way they were supposed to and a tragedy occurred. There's a reason why things are supposed to happen a certain way and people are supposed to make sure they happen that way this point forward. Randy takes the stage to make sure everybody's there to have a good time and to watch out for everybody, I don't think it’s changed anything at all."
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