Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer to be held without bail for role in US Capitol insurrection

Jon Schaffer stormed the Capitol
(Image credit: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)

Iced Earth founder and electric guitar player Jon Schaffer will be held without bail until his trial for his role in the US Capitol riot on January 6.

A federal judge gave the ruling during a March 19 bail hearing.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.