In the first part of The You Rock Foundation’s two-part interview with Randy Blythe, Randy discusses his depression, suicide attempt, and experience in the psychiatric ward. He goes on to talk about how he self-medicated, and shares about how seeking support and accepting help allowed him to overcome his mental illness and alcoholism.

In the second part of The You Rock Foundation’s two-part interview with Randy Blythe, he elaborates on expressing pain through his lyrics how it’s helped him as much as it has helped Lamb of God fans. Randy also elaborates on how listening aggressive music that spoke about real things by bands like Sex Pistols, Black Flag, and Bad Brains made him feel less alone in the world.

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Interviews conducted by Joseph Penola | Videography by Laura Desantis-Olsson | Edited by Pawl Bazile | Music by John Penola


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