Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Tour Dates/Tix | Feeds

Lamb Of God's Randy Blythe Indicted For Manslaughter

12/04/2012
.
Lamb Of God frontman Randy Blythe have been indicted on manslaughter charges in the Czech Republic for the death of a fan who died two weeks after being allegedly injured at the band's concert in Prague in 2010.

The band's manager Larry Mazer issued the following statement in response to the indictment: "After a three month investigation, the prosecutor in the Czech Republic has decided to move forward with an indictment of Randy Blythe on the charge of manslaughter with intent to cause bodily harm. Obviously, we intend to fight vigorously against these charges as we feel that in no way did Randy intend to cause bodily harm on the young fan who subsequently died from injuries sustained at the show. As he has stated previously, Randy intends to go to Prague to defend himself at trial.

"While it is a tragedy that a Lamb of God fan died following a performance by the group, in no way do I feel that Randy did anything improper that led to the young man's injuries and subsequent death. The price of a ticket to a show does not entitle audience members access to a band's stage. In the years since the murder on stage of Dimebag Darrell Abbott, performers of all genres have had to become more guarded while performing in response to the dangers presented by fans trying to become part of the performance. We believe that Randy responded professionally to the numerous amount of fans rushing the stage that day, a number of them captured on videos that have been posted on the internet. We have testimony from the venue operator that acknowledges lax security and an improper barricade being used that evening. Numerous testimonies from fans also were contradictory as to the actions of the multiple fans that tried to access the stage.

"At this point, all that the band, myself, and our lawyers can do is to present a defense and try to convince the panel of judges who will hear the case that Randy is innocent of all charges and that his name and reputation need to be cleared and that he be permitted to carry on with his life and career always mindful that a fan passed away after a Lamb of God performance."

Lamb Of God Tour Dates/Tickets

Lamb Of God CDs, DVDs and MP3s

Lamb Of God T-shirts and Posters

Lamb Of God CDs, vinyl and rarities


Share this article


antiMUSIC News featured on RockNews.info and Yahoo News

.


...end


advertisement


advertisement

.
News Reports
.
Day in Rock:
Kid Rock Reveals More New Album Details- Massive Nine Inch Nails Live Library Being Given Away- Former Megadeth Members Starting New Band- Incubus- more

Day in Pop: Bobby Shmurda Pleads Not Guilty to Gun and Drug Charges- Lost Jack White Record Discovered In Furniture- 36 Rappers Team Up On 40-Minute Song- Grammy Hall of Fame- more

B-Sides: Primus' Wonka Album Synced To The Classic Movie- The Top Christmas Metal Songs- Fan Assembling 1000 Member Foo Fighters Cover Band- Slipknot's Corey Taylor- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

advertisement
.
 
Reviews
.

Soulburn - The Suffocating Darkness

Triptykon - Melana Chasmata

Root 66: Front Country - Sake of the Sound

Asking Alexandria - Live From Brixton and Beyond

Primordial - Where Greater Men Have Fallen

Santa's Jukebox: Celtic Thunder- Mannheim Steamroller- Hard Rock- More

Tyler Hilton - Indian Summer

Soen - Tellurian

Looking for Johnny: The Legend of Johnny Thunders

Joe Perry's Merry Christmas

The Earwigs Farewell Show

Crobot - Something Supernatural

Rock Reads: Death Punch'd: Surviving Five Finger Death Punch's Metal Mayhem

Corrosion of Conformity Interview and IX Review

On The Record: Baby Jaymes- The Hooten Hallers

Record Store Day: Joe Satriani and Dave Matthews Band

Winterfylleth - The Divination of Antiquity

The Defining Reissue of 2014: Smashing Pumpkins Adore Deluxe Reissue


. .
.
Today's Rock News
.

Kid Rock Reveals More New Album Details

Massive Nine Inch Nails Live Library Being Given Away

Former Megadeth Members Starting New Band

Incubus Plan To Release Two New EPs

Coal Chamber, Filter, Combichrist and American Head Charge Tour

The Scorpions Reveal Initial 50th Anniversary Tour Dates

Corrosion Of Conformity Found A Cache Of Unused Riffs

Bumblefoot Focusing On Solo Music, Not Guns N' Roses

Dark Funeral Reveal New Lineup and Release New Video

Teenage Time Killer Album To Include Corey Taylor, Randy Blythe, More

The Answer Reveal Details About New Album 'Raise A Little Hell'

The Babys Score Top 10 Hit With 'I See You There'

KISS Frontman Reissuing 1976 Paul Stanley Signature Guitar

Yes Announce Lineup For The Next Cruise To The Edge

Deep Purple's Roger Glover Honored By The University of South Wales

Metal Supergroup The Resistance Releasing Mini Album

Stick To Your Guns and Deez Nuts Plan Euro Tour

Beautality Releasing New Album


Subscribe to Day in Rock Report by Email

.
.
Today's Pop News
.

Bobby Shmurda Pleads Not Guilty to Gun and Drug Charges

Lost Jack White Record Discovered In Furniture

36 Rappers Team Up On 40-Minute Song

Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, ABBA Lead Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees

Chris Brown And Tyga Team Up For New Track 'Ayo'

Wale Releases 'Festivus' Mixtape Trailer

Trace Adkins Live Country! DVD Coming Next Month

Grammys To Honor George Harrison, Bee Gees and Buddy Guy

Nicki Minaj Finds Herself In Kendrick Lamar's 'Crazy Voices'

Snoop Dogg Staring in ESPN Series About High School Football

Nick Jonas Recreates Tom Hanks' Big Piano Dance

Dierks Bentley Talks Extremely Personal Songs

Questlove Tries To Get Patti LaBelle To Cook For Him In New Cartoon

Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood Lead Festival Lineup

Stephen Colbert Attempts to Sell Michael Stipe at a Yard Sale

Trace Adkins Planning New Album and Film in 2015

Cursive's Tim Kasher On The Good, The Bad & 'The Ugly Organ'

Toronto Raptors Host 2nd Annual 'Drake Night'

.
.
Latest B-Sides News
.

Primus Wonka Album Synced To The Classic Movie

The Top Christmas Metal Songs

Fan Assembling 1000 Member Foo Fighters Cover Band

Slipknot's Corey Taylor Not Worried About Film Role

Foreigner Release 'Juke Box Hero' Live Video

Vinnie Paul Never Realized Pantera's Impact Until It Was Over

Black Veil Brides Frontman Promises Band Will Not Sell Out

The Who Recruit Joan Jett To Open North American Tour



More News

.
 
anti Worthy Links
.
AudioNationRadio.com The Screen Door A Journal of Musical Things Lloyd Zeffler blog Demolish Mag Nightwatcher's House of Rock CJ Chilvers Deja Voodoo The 1st Five thecopycat.biz Hard Rock Memorabilia Day in Rock @twitter

.
  .
.

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!
Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!



 

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2014 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.