AbsolutePunk.net
   Username
Password
Metal News
Hint: Have a news tip? Submit us news.
Metal
Inside AP.net

Lamb Of God Frontman Has Not Been Arrested: Story...

Posted by: Thomas Nassiff (06/29/12)
Update: Randy is free.

A fairly complicated story has been developing last night and this morning regarding charges made against Lamb Of God frontman Randy Blythe. Although it was first reported via a Czech news site that Blythe had been arrested and charged with manslaughter, with some claims that he faced 5-10 years in prison, the band's PR firm has sent out a statement saying that no charges have been filed yet. The alleged arrest came in regards to a May 24, 2010 incident at a show in Prague, Czech Republic, where Blythe attacked a fan who rushed the stage. The fan fell off the stage and harshly hit his head, and died after being comatose for two weeks. The statement from the band's PR firm is below, and we'll update with news whenever something is confirmed. It seems as though an investigation will continue over the weekend.
From Adrenaline PRLAMB OF GOD management will be issuing an official statement on Monday regarding the charges made against singer Randy Blythe. As no formal charges have yet been made and the case is only in the investigation stages, it would be premature to make an official statement filled with false truths or innuendos.

Having said that, management wished to address today one false piece of information that has been included in many of the news stories released so far. Under no circumstances was there a fight of any kind involved. This incident deals with a fan that three times during the concert jumped the barricade and rushed Randy during the performance. It is alleged that the third time, security was not able to reach him and that Randy pushed him back into the audience where supposedly he fell and hit his head.

Again, until the investigation is concluded this weekend, nothing more will be released, but clarity and the facts needed to be addressed on this one reported point which is totally inaccurate.
 
Displaying posts 1 - 15 of 27.
10:04 AM on 06/29/12
#2
Holly HoX!
*
Offline
User Info.
Holly HoX!'s Avatar
Whoa
10:06 AM on 06/29/12
#3
ARo2431
Registered User
Offline
User Info.
ARo2431's Avatar
Over two years later why are they now looking to press charges? Pretty crazy situation....seems like a freak accident.
10:10 AM on 06/29/12
#4
Lysrothtuck
Registered User
Offline
User Info.
Lysrothtuck's Avatar
At worst, it sound like Randy was simply trying to defend himself from a person running directly at him.
10:15 AM on 06/29/12
#5
PandaBear!
\m/ (-.-) \m/
Offline
User Info.
PandaBear!'s Avatar
IMO it would be harsh for him to get serious jail time for that, but I wouldn't be surprised if he got at least a year. An accident clearly, but a dude died...
10:17 AM on 06/29/12
#6
njiata603
http://greatbigchoruses.tumblr.c om/
Offline
User Info.
njiata603's Avatar
This is unbelievably bizarre. Hopefully Randy and the boys make it home safe and this whole thing blows over.
11:09 AM on 06/29/12
#7
seymourbuttes
I'd do anything for a free t-shirt
Offline
User Info.
seymourbuttes's Avatar
I guess they were waiting on him being back in Prague for that bullshit... Fuck eastern Europe.
11:27 AM on 06/29/12
#8
WishYouAway
Registered User
Offline
User Info.
WishYouAway's Avatar
I mean, I guess, that technically is manslaughter, or at least negligent homicide. He didn't mean to kill the guy, but pushing him off the stage into the crowd like that is certainly causal enough for charges that reflect an absence of motive.
11:33 AM on 06/29/12
#9
live4music
Digitally Bathing
Offline
User Info.
live4music's Avatar
If there was really no problem, why was their show last night canceled?
11:38 AM on 06/29/12
TheRealJohnOC
I've seen 701 bands/artists live
Offline
User Info.
TheRealJohnOC's Avatar
Any videos of the incident?
11:46 AM on 06/29/12
ffadam
Heaven Sent
Offline
User Info.
ffadam's Avatar
Over two years later why are they now looking to press charges? Pretty crazy situation....seems like a freak accident.
Maybe it's the first time LOG have been back to the Czech Republic and only chance to have got him since.
01:03 PM on 06/29/12
Rysker6
I am not Tom Delonge
Offline
User Info.
Rysker6's Avatar
From what I've read, it was Randy moving the kid towards security away from the stage.
01:46 PM on 06/29/12
Ricketts
@allenricketts
Offline
User Info.
Ricketts's Avatar
That's pretty sad for the guy. Randy obviously didn't do anything wrong but I hate when people die from dumb shit.
01:47 PM on 06/29/12
steve187
nah
Offline
User Info.
steve187's Avatar
he won't spend a day in jail
02:13 PM on 06/29/12
wait now here
Regular Member
Offline
User Info.
wait now here's Avatar
... Fuck eastern Europe.

I hear they have the best prostitutes in the world. I really wanna go someday.
Options
Related News Stories

NEWS, MUSIC & MORE
Search News
Release Dates
Exclusives
Best New Music
Articles
CONNECT
Submit News
Forums
Contests
Mobile Version
AP.net Logos
HIDDEN TREASURES
Free Music
Video News
Sports Forum
Technology Forum
Recommendations
INFORMATION
Advertising
Contact Us
Copyright Policy
Terms of Service
Privacy Policy
FOLLOW
Twitter | Facebook | RSS
PropertyOfZack
PunkNews.org
UnderTheGun
Chorus.fm