Sacrament is the Grammy Award nominated fifth studio album from the American metal band Lamb of God. Released on August 22, 2006, Sacrament debuted at #8 on the Billboard 200 charts with first-week sales of 63,000.[1]

The album was the top-selling metal album of 2006 and received the Album of the Year award from Revolver magazine. This was the second Lamb of God album (the first being As the Palaces Burn, 2003) awarded Album of the Year. Sacrament was nominated in the 2007 Grammy awards for best Metal performance. It has sold over 400,000 copies in the U.S alone.[citation needed]

Critical reaction Edit

The album has been met with generally positive reviews from critics, with Kerrang! comparing it to Slayer's Reign in Blood album and Metal Hammer comparing it to Pantera's Vulgar Display of Power album.

Track listing Edit

  1. "Walk with Me in Hell" – 5:11
  2. "Again We Rise" – 4:30
  3. "Redneck" – 3:41
  4. "Pathetic" – 4:31
  5. "Foot to the Throat" – 3:13
  6. "Descending" – 3:35
  7. "Blacken the Cursed Sun" – 5:28
  8. "Forgotten (Lost Angels)" – 3:05
  9. "Requiem" – 4:10
  10. "More Time to Kill" – 3:36
  11. "Beating on Death's Door" – 5:06

A bonus Sacrament EP from XM Satellite Radio studio sessions includes the following tracks:

  1. "Laid to Rest" (Live)
  2. "Now You've Got Something to Die For" (Live)
  3. "Omerta" (Live)

References Edit

  1. BLABBERMOUTH.NET - LAMB OF GOD's 'Sacrament' Enters BILLBOARD Chart At No. 8!

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