Hatebreed frontman and former MTV ‘Headbanger’s Ball’ host Jamey Jasta has a new weekly podcast, ‘The Jasta Show,’ where he interviews musicians, athletes and others. Recently, he sat down with Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe. Listen to the chat below where they discuss sobriety, the much-publicized Czech Republic murder trial, and his forthcoming memoir.
Below are a few highlight quotes from Blythe.
“I was writing about drinking in my book, I address it quite a bit. It stopped working the last night I got drunk. It worked when I got to a place where everything that bothered me was shutdown. I drink because I didn’t like many things about myself and many things about the world. I didn’t want to cope with that.”
On the trial in the Czech Republic:
“No, there was no fucking lesson–just tragedy. A dead fucking kid. Though I caught a bullet. It was bound to happen to someone. The barricade at that show was non-existent. The security is non-existent. If I were to do it again, I would have stopped the show.”
On his memoir:
“Basically it starts the second I am arrested and it will finish at the end of the trial. It will tell day by day exactly what prison was like. Though the events at that story is just the framework that carries the book along and lets me talk about whatever I want to talk about because I go back and forth in time a lot. I have been writing my book for a while, but the majority of my book has been written since January. It will be released early part of next year along with the new Lamb of God record… I started writing lyrics for the next record in prison.”
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