Built around the fiery single "The Duke," an outtake from Lamb of God's 2015 long-player VII: Sturm and Drang, this five-track EP boasts a trio of live cuts and a pair of studio tracks, the latter of which should help to satiate fans until the hard-charging metal unit's next full-length. The title cut was inspired by Lamb of God superfan Wayne Ford, who lost his five-year battle with leukemia in 2015 at the age of 33, and it's a straight-up, no frills haymaker that finds the bittersweet spot between inspirational and ...

The Duke 2016, Epic

UPC: 889853850426

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