Lamb Of God’s Mark Morton Says A Roadie Saved Him From A Potential Big Mishap During A Live Show

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During a recent live show, while playing as support for Judas Priest, Lamb Of God guitarist Mark Morton found himself under pressure when he started spacing out on the intro to one of the band’s songs. Via his Twitter account, Morton shares that he spaced out on the intro to “Redneck” (a track off of the Lamb Of God album Sacrament).

Morton had to remember fast, so while band singer Randy Blythe was introducing the song to the audience, Morton took the opportunity to ask one of the band’s roadies for help. Per Mark Morton, this is what he had to say about the incident:

“Last night while opening for Judas Priest, I suddenly couldnt remember if the intro to Redneck is the whole riff or just the 1st half cycled. Walked up Art & asked him. He just looked at me terrified. So while Randy introduced the song, I had my tech play it for me on his phone.”

Thank goodness that roadie was around to help Mark out (otherwise the song may have had a weird start)! In September, the band will be hitting the road for a massive North America tour! Killswitch Engage will accompany them throughout the entire run, with different supporting acts performing alongside both bands (depending on the date). You can find all the upcoming tour dates, and supporting acts associated with those tour dates, below.

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Lamb of God w/ Killswitch Engage, BaronessSuicide Silence
Sep 09 – Brooklyn, NY – Coney Island
Sep 10 – Camden, NJ – Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
Sep 11 – Alton, VA – Blue Ridge Music Festival
Sep 13 – Youngstown, OH – Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater
Sep 14 – Baltimore, MD – Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena
Sep 16 – Atlanta, GA – Coca Cola Roxy
Sep 17 – Jacksonville, FL – Daily's Place

Sep 18 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Sep 21 – Boston, MA – MGM Music Hall at Fenway
Sep 23 – Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life Festival *No KSE, No Suicide Silence
Sep 24 – Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Sep 25 – Sterling Heights, MI – Michigan Lottery Amp at Freedom Hill
Sep 26 – Indianapolis, IN – TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park
Sep 30 – Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium

Lamb of God w/ Killswitch Engage, Motionless In WhiteFit For An Autopsy
Oct 01 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Great SaltAir
Oct 02 – Grand Junction, CO – Amphitheater at Las Colonias Park
Oct 04 – Fresno, CA – Exhibit Hall at Selland Arena
Oct 07 – Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival *No Fit For An Autopsy

Lamb of God w/ Killswitch Engage, Spiritbox, Fit For An Autopsy
Oct 09 – Vancouver, BC – Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre
Oct 10 – Kent (Seattle), WA – Accesso ShoWare Center
Oct 11 – Portland, OR – Theater of the Clouds

Lamb of God w/ Killswitch Engage, Animals As Leaders, Fit For An Autopsy
Oct 13 – Inglewood, CA – YouTube Theater
Oct 14 – Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Federal Theater
Oct 15 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
Oct 16 – El Paso, TX – UTEP Don Haskins Center
Oct 18 – San Antonio, TX – Freeman Coliseum
Oct 19 – Houston, TX – 713 Music Hall
Oct 20 – Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory