You never want to be without your lead singer, but when it does, it provides the opportunity for one-of-a-kind performances. With Randy Blythe of Lamb of God out of action due to testing positive for COVID earlier this week, the band performed with Mark Hunter of Chimaira, Matt Heafy of Trivium and Anders Friden of In Flames on vocals for the band. . And now you can add another name to the replacement roster as Fit for an Autopsy’s Joe Badolato is pressed to act for tonight’s show (April 22) in Green Bay.
“Green Bay – unfortunately Randy won’t be able to play but we’ll see you tonight,” the band said in a message (see below) posted on Friday. “Our brother Joe Badolato of Fit for an Autopsy will take over tonight to take on vocal responsibilities. We expect Randy to return to our show Sunday in Sioux Falls.”
It’s been a bit of a trying week for Lamb of God, who pulled off their gig at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with help from Hunter and vocalists from the other bands on their “Metal Tour of the World”. ‘Year”. But unfortunately, Hunter fell ill with a non-COVID-related illness after the performance, which led to the band having to scrap the tour date in Fort Wayne while they tried to find a replacement.
“Mark Hunter did his best to make the show happen for us on Tuesday and unfortunately fell ill today (NOT Covid). We really appreciate his efforts, but it seems the universe has other plans for us “, said the group at the time.
As the band stated, they expect Blythe to be front and center at their next show, which will take place this Sunday, April 24 at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. . Next week also brings shows to Omaha, Cedar Rapids, Kansas City and Tulsa. See all scheduled stops here.