After weathering the potentially career-ending arrest of singer Randy Blythe on manslaughter charges in 2012, Lamb of God reclaim their rightful place at the forefront of extreme metal with VII: Sturm und Drang.
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The ordeal is finally over for Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe. A panel of judges in the Czech Republic ruled today (Tuesday, March 5) that concert promoters — not Blythe — were mainly responsible for the 2010 death of a teenage Lamb of God fan, adding that Blythe's actions didn't constitute a crime. The state attorney, who had sought a conviction for manslaughter and asked for the minimum sentence of five years, has appealed the decision.
Czech news site Novinky.cz is reporting that the State Attorney’s Office in Prague, Czech Republic, has officially indicted Lamb Of God vocalist Randy Blythe on the manslaughter charge led to his imprisonment in the Czech Republic earlier this year.
Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe is now safe at home in the United States after spending nearly five weeks in a Czech prison. Blythe was arrested on charges related to an incident that took place in 2010, in which a fan was allegedly pushed from the stage by Blythe, resulting in injuries that ultimately proved fatal.
At long last, Lamb of God frontman has been released on bail after spending nearly five weeks in a prison in the Czech Republic. The singer is currently on his way back to the U.S., where he will rejoin his band on stage before the end of the month.
With Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe still behind bars in the Czech Republic, his bandmates responded to the outpouring of support from LoG fans and the metal community at large by starting up a legal fund for their imprisoned lead singer.