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Lamb Of God singer arrested for manslaughter

Thursday, June 28, 2012 4:41 PM PT


Lamb Of God frontman Randy Blythe has reportedly been arrested in Prague, CZE on charges of manslaughter. The accusation apparently stems from a 2010 incident in which a LOG concert-goer died sometime after being involved in an altercation with Blythe. You can attempt to muddle through an English translation of the original report.

Lamb of God's PR team has subsequently put out word that Blythe has been "wrong accused" and that they expect him to be "fully exonerated."


UPDATE #10 (7/12/2012 8:51 AM): Cindy Blythe, wife of Randy Blythe, was in Prague yesterday (Wednesday) to visit her husband in prison, where he remains indefinitely. Footage of her speaking with reporters after the visit can be seen below:


Cindy Blythe: "It was really good to see him. I miss him very much and I really hope I get to see him soon, and that we'll be together again soon. So... I think it's terrible what happened... that the kid lost his life and his family lost him... but I believe he's innocent."


UPDATE #9 (7/6/2012 7:35 AM): Lamb of God has issued their first official statement regarding the Randy Blythe situation.


UPDATE #8 (7/5/2012 9:02 AM): Lamb of God manager Larry Mazer has spoken out publicly, calling the case against Blythe "so full of holes."


UPDATE #7 (7/2/2012 1:09 PM): Randy Blythe will be forced to remain in jail for at least 10 days, despite posting bail.


UPDATE #6 (7/1/2012 11:43 PM):

Video purported to show the incident for which Blythe has been accused of manslaughter has surfaced and is below:




UPDATE #5 (6/30/2012 10:19 AM):

Lamb of God Randy Blythe has reportedly been freed for the time-being. According to TheGauntlet, Lamb of God's manager told them that, "if he gets charged in the future, he needs to return for trial. He is free to tour and it was implied [by the courts] that tour plans would not be disrupted."

Lending credence to reports that Blythe has been freed is a new Tweet from Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton, stating: "Today just turned into a FANTASTIC day!!!"

Blythe appeared before the court in Prague early this morning. Video of his arraignment is here:




UPDATE #4 (6/29/2012 2:53 PM):

Czech police spokeswoman Jana Rosslerova has publicly stated that Blythe has been in custody since Wednesday and will remain so until at least tomorrow (Saturday), at which time the court will decide whether or not to continue his detention.


UPDATE #3 (6/29/2012 1:52 PM):

Lamb of God guitar player Willie Adler has commented on the matter:

"It's been a rough couple of days. All I can say is that I can't recall that particular show let alone a fan being beaten on the stage. I think I would've noticed something like that considering the Dime [Dimebag Darrell] thing. We're all still here in the Czech Republic awaiting what is to happen. We hope we'll be able to get Randy out this afternoon. All our thoughts are with him as well as the family of the deceased fan. We've no real clue as to what happened to him, but we send our condolences. All we try to do is entertain; the fans are why we're here. We would never try and harm anyone."


UPDATE #2 (6/29/2012 11:04 AM):

Lamb Of God's PR firm has issued the following statement:

"Lamb 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."


UPDATE #1 (6/29/2012 3:59 AM):

The arrest and manslaughter charges has been indeed been confirmed by several official sources. According to CBS 6 in Richmond, VA, as of yesterday (Thursday) evening, Blythe was apparently still in custody in Prague. Blythe's brother, Mark Blythe, told CBS-6 that the charge is "bogus and outrageous and will be dropped immediately."

Additionally, CBS-6 had the following to say about the 2010 incident: "Those who know the band heard the intruder may have been struck with a microphone before the security team forced him from the stage."

CBS-6 aired the following video segment:




138 comments


anonymous
6/28/2012 4:59:22 PM
Satanic indeed.

6/28/2012 5:00:26 PM
what the fck!

anonymous
6/28/2012 5:03:43 PM
Good.

6/28/2012 5:05:21 PM
Ha!!!

anonymous
6/28/2012 5:09:05 PM
SEE WHO GIVES A FUUUUUCK.

anonymous
6/28/2012 5:14:51 PM
Dat shit cray

anonymous
6/28/2012 5:16:25 PM
NOW YOU'VE GOT SOMETHING TO DIE FOR

6/28/2012 5:17:31 PM
"Prague is a bunch of prags" -in Adebesi voice

anonymous
6/28/2012 5:18:16 PM
Somebody must have gotten a motherfcking invitation and tried the guy.

anonymous
6/28/2012 5:18:34 PM
Ashes of the Czech

6/28/2012 5:23:46 PM
On a more serious note: if this manslaughter really happened...then he should be arrested on G.P. for being stupid enough to return there. Tour booking fail

6/28/2012 5:24:28 PM
As long as he can't tweet from prison, colour me stoked.

anonymous
6/28/2012 5:27:54 PM
"Lamb of God, who got together in 1994, are from the album Ashes Of The Wake of the 2004 adored as representatives of a new wave of American heavy metal."

anonymous
6/28/2012 5:34:45 PM
"On a more serious note: if this manslaughter really happened...then he should be arrested on G.P. for being stupid enough to return there. Tour booking fail"

Assumption would be, they didn't know.

anonymous
6/28/2012 5:39:44 PM
could not be more hilarious if it happened to anyone else.

6/28/2012 5:39:49 PM
"The reason is two years old violent criminal offense, the victim died."

6/28/2012 5:53:53 PM
This just in: google it, fcktard

anonymous
6/28/2012 5:55:20 PM
This + beat news has to be the best week of news all year.

anonymous
6/28/2012 5:57:25 PM
Have u seen killadelphia whem he fought mike morton? Impossible for Randy to kill ANYONE

anonymous
6/28/2012 6:04:38 PM
Wow, the world is really ending. People are getting beatd, and somebody got murdered by the Randy of lamb of god

anonymous
6/28/2012 6:05:00 PM
Lamb Of God singer arrested for fanslaughter

anonymous
6/28/2012 6:07:02 PM
Lamb Of Goat

anonymous
6/28/2012 6:15:03 PM
whats all this about beat?

anonymous
6/28/2012 6:17:37 PM
anonymous10 minutes ago
Lamb Of God singer arrested for manslaughter

LOL

anonymous
6/28/2012 6:18:47 PM
HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHA !!!! fck LAMB OF GOD!!!!

anonymous
6/28/2012 6:21:41 PM
this is funny because he's such a self-righteous c*nt

anonymous
6/28/2012 6:25:29 PM
hard.

6/28/2012 6:43:25 PM
dude's just trying to copy that Budah swag. but we all know...
sex crime>murder

6/28/2012 6:55:06 PM
blythe is like 120lbs. sucks to be the twink who got his ass kicked by him

6/28/2012 7:07:59 PM
arrest him for that hair patch on his back

anonymous
6/28/2012 7:09:43 PM
fck John Cena.

anonymous
6/28/2012 8:11:50 PM
John Cena is stoked

anonymous
6/28/2012 8:18:37 PM
in b4 Randy becomes a pro wrestler

anonymous
6/28/2012 8:48:02 PM
his back mole made him do it. question the mole!

6/28/2012 8:48:47 PM
Lambs, God reported to be not stoked.

6/28/2012 9:31:51 PM
oh yeah, buddha

6/28/2012 10:05:11 PM
Bet this will boost his album sales. Metal might as well become the new rap.

6/28/2012 10:42:58 PM
EPIC MANAGER FAIL. Should have googled that shit before hitting the border.

6/28/2012 11:24:23 PM
Mike Tiner beatd and killed a girl in 1990.

anonymous
6/28/2012 11:37:36 PM
that is in my country, he is accused, because two years ago some guy entered the stage, then he fighted that guy and later he even died...

anonymous
6/28/2012 11:44:39 PM
Randy wouldn't let the booking agent join lamb of god in 1978 so this was his plot of revenge. God of lamb.

anonymous
6/28/2012 11:46:32 PM
Mullets are stoked

anonymous
6/29/2012 12:02:22 AM
no care

anonymous
6/29/2012 12:20:19 AM
that is in my country, he is accused, because two years ago some guy entered the stage, then he fighted that guy and later he even died...

then he fighted that guy
then he fighted that guy
then he fighted that guy
then he fighted that guy
then he fighted that guy
then he fighted that guy

DUMBASS.

anonymous
6/29/2012 12:51:00 AM
^ yeah, like English is a first language for everyone? INCONSIDERATE DUMBASS.

anonymous
6/29/2012 1:01:29 AM
^^^ my thoughts exactly .. im sure that fcktard can't speak two or more languages

anonymous
6/29/2012 1:51:56 AM
he didn't exactly fight the guy. from what i've read from the people who saw the incident, he kicked him off the stage very hard, and the guy fell to the floor and hit himself hard on the head... he later died of internal bleeding into the brain

anonymous
6/29/2012 2:35:50 AM
Shoutouts to ignorant American TV station living 20 years in the past!

anonymous
6/29/2012 2:49:56 AM
WOW THAT WAS JUST fckING GAY. WHO fckING REALLY CARES . AND WHY DO WE GIVE A fck ABOUT WHAT THAT OLD BITCH HAS TO SAY!!!

anonymous
6/29/2012 2:57:21 AM
Heard that Erick Medina ratted him out for a plea bargain

anonymous
6/29/2012 2:57:38 AM
This is a special moment!!

anonymous
6/29/2012 5:08:29 AM
If some dude came up on stage and got hurt, good for him. After what happened to Dime Bag Darrell we can't let fools rush up on stage anymore

anonymous
6/29/2012 5:35:14 AM
The vocalist from Trapped Under Ice is pissed. Only he can beat up fans

6/29/2012 6:04:03 AM
why was the Dimebag thing even mentioned?

#totallyfckingunnecessary

6/29/2012 6:06:06 AM
should've gotten Jimmy Wing

Chaz, rockstars don't go to jail. Christ, Vince Neil only did 30 days and he killed somebody.

anonymous
6/29/2012 6:30:58 AM
"The vocalist from Trapped Under Ice is pissed. Only he can beat up fans"

fcking lol'd

anonymous
6/29/2012 6:53:41 AM
That fan got LAID TO REST. how come nobody said this one yet. It's funny right........right........ ...anyone

6/29/2012 7:28:53 AM
Yo...... I was going to mention Dimebag too. Fatal on-stage fights can go two ways. Frontmen aren't superman bro.

6/29/2012 7:29:58 AM
Wouldn't be mad if the up coming tour with Dethklok and Gojira was sans Lamb of God. It would certainly cut down on the sheer number of rednecks.

anonymous
6/29/2012 7:31:16 AM
this happened in 2010, they had to have some sort of wind if it was really manslaughter. Who was dumb enough to book a tour going through the same country again? Fail.

anonymous
6/29/2012 7:36:21 AM
*SLAM DANCING

anonymous
6/29/2012 8:02:24 AM
SLAM DANCE!?

anonymous
6/29/2012 8:08:26 AM
Randy Quaid is stok'dd

anonymous
6/29/2012 8:14:50 AM
"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."

Can they even arrest you for that?

anonymous
6/29/2012 8:34:48 AM
Dimebag Darrell Paul
Dimebag Darrell Paul
Dimebag Darrell Paul

6/29/2012 8:49:13 AM
according to the rule of honor, shouldn't he be forgiven?

anonymous
6/29/2012 8:54:13 AM
The bloods on the wall so you might as well just admit it!

anonymous
6/29/2012 8:54:57 AM
Funniest story on here since the Chelsea Grin fight

anonymous
6/29/2012 9:18:14 AM
good, fck him and his shitty band, lambo'c-ck

anonymous
6/29/2012 9:37:45 AM
"Can they even arrest you for that?"

I don't know, look up the laws in the Czech Republic dumbfck. Apparently they can.

anonymous
6/29/2012 9:51:50 AM
the subtle arts of kicking a fan in the fcking head

anonymous
6/29/2012 10:18:03 AM
First

anonymous
6/29/2012 10:37:20 AM
Walk With Me In Jail

6/29/2012 10:51:29 AM
This thread should be arrested for manslaughter. Man's laughter. Get it? *rimshot* oh, that was terrible, lol

anonymous
6/29/2012 11:30:53 AM
Czechoslovakian news reports? CZECHOSLOVAKIAN?...what a bunch of idiots.

anonymous
6/29/2012 11:32:01 AM
No lifers on lambgoat are stoked to talk shit. Pussies.

6/29/2012 12:03:09 PM
Rot in jail, no more music.

Czechmate.

anonymous
6/29/2012 12:03:14 PM
haven't seen an intelligent statement on here about this.

6/29/2012 12:06:44 PM
^ Because (1) it's Lambgoat and (2) we're covering Lamb of God here

fck off n00b

anonymous
6/29/2012 1:23:09 PM
"Chaz, rockstars don't go to jail. Christ, Vince Neil only did 30 days and he killed somebody."

Googled that cuz it sounded interesting. Read an article on Celebrities Who Have Killed Someone. Vince actually only served 15 of the 30, which only further validates your point! Matthew Broderick killed TWO people at ocne when he veered into the wrong lane of traffic. Paid $175...walked scott free.

6/29/2012 1:35:13 PM
prison butt fun flip

anonymous
6/29/2012 2:08:26 PM
this is to the from der country where i am hailing in. in prague there is no jury, only one man hes power to convict, ands i herd he no like metalz. a queef is a quef in any other world can you even still care about what the fck im talkingabout 4 geenie

anonymous
6/29/2012 2:14:44 PM
Read The Trial by Kafka...there's no getting out of Czech prisons...llolololo

anonymous
6/29/2012 2:17:08 PM
Randy went all REDNECK on his ass. That's what that gay gets. Hahaha. Funny right...........no

anonymous
6/29/2012 2:20:59 PM
Randy put his FOOT TO THE THROUT of that gay.

anonymous
6/29/2012 2:52:28 PM
Honey Bunches of Oats are stoked

6/29/2012 3:02:06 PM
anonymous31 minutes ago
Randy put his FOOT TO THE THROUT of that gay.

you tell him dckspit, he did it right to the throut. the U button isnt even close to the A button

anonymous
6/29/2012 4:03:26 PM
^gay every heard of a spelling error.

anonymous
6/29/2012 6:02:11 PM
Its going down in Czeck land. That country is going to pray for the good days.. the Nazi days. Release Randy or the ethnic cleansing has yet begun.

anonymous
6/29/2012 6:44:24 PM
LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOL

6/29/2012 7:17:08 PM
should be arrested and brought to justice by the Thought Police for his asinine Twittering.

6/29/2012 7:26:15 PM
also:

Snoopy27 hours ago
Rot in jail, no more music.

Czechmate.

anonymous
6/29/2012 7:37:24 PM
"Czeckmate."

Thank you.

anonymous
6/29/2012 9:05:02 PM
sages are stoked

anonymous
6/29/2012 9:25:42 PM
Mayhem Festival is very sad and gloom about this news. They are not stoked. Guys named Jimmy Curtis who live in virgina are not stoked either

anonymous
6/29/2012 9:28:51 PM
Mark Summers is stoked

6/29/2012 11:27:02 PM
Oh no, does this mean his candidacy for President will be in jeopardy? LOL

anonymous
6/30/2012 2:10:33 AM
phil anselmo used to do heroin

anonymous
6/30/2012 4:12:45 AM
This indeed may result in the suspension of his campaign for presidency. Dude's probably gonna goto the Hague. Lamb of God merch super blowout sale will probably start mid day tuesday. That haircut ain't helping him out either.

anonymous
6/30/2012 4:13:46 AM
^ Sucks dck for the fck of it. Gets nothing out of it but a mouthful of spunk

anonymous
6/30/2012 5:57:24 AM
Heard that Erick Medina will be testifying against him

anonymous
6/30/2012 7:19:37 AM
^ Hasn't heard shit.

anonymous
6/30/2012 7:29:26 AM
No read, just post: Apparently nobody at CBS is aware that there is no such thing as Czechoslovakia anymore.

anonymous
6/30/2012 9:12:20 AM
That arraignment video really cleared everything up...

6/30/2012 10:31:31 AM
Lamb Of God's new album will be punk based... Inspired by Randy's time in jail.

anonymous
6/30/2012 11:11:55 AM
sitting in oourt and in front of a judge with an obituary hoodie on and that scraggy long hair says GUILTY AS CHARGED! let's hope randy gets 20 to 25 years in a czech prison and lamb of god breaks up

anonymous
6/30/2012 11:12:54 AM
sitting in court and in front of a judge with an obituary hoodie on and that scraggy long hair says GUILTY AS CHARGED! let's hope randy gets 20 to 25 years in a czech prison and lamb of god breaks up

anonymous
6/30/2012 1:55:24 PM
those lawyers seem like complete crooks. they're going to Hawaii with his American $$$.

anonymous
6/30/2012 2:36:19 PM
haha, this dudes fcked. Have fun eating bread and water for the next 20 yrs, and inhaling east bloc ukrainian mobster dck on the reg.

anonymous
6/30/2012 3:33:19 PM
^ fingers his butthole while sniffing his mothers soiled panties....

anonymous
6/30/2012 9:11:33 PM
^^^^^ Secretly does that himself

anonymous
6/30/2012 10:36:27 PM
omg i hope mr. blythe isnt in prizon bc i love their music and i want to here it avery day for my life!!!

anonymous
7/1/2012 4:41:43 AM
to further clarify the fingering butthole, yes not so much fingering, but more like grazing the hole. the panties are worn more like a helmet.

7/1/2012 9:12:02 AM
Today I Caught The Prague

anonymous
7/1/2012 10:29:32 AM
"haha, this dudes fcked. Have fun eating bread and water for the next 20 yrs, and inhaling east bloc ukrainian mobster dck on the reg."

^^^^ x2 8========D~~*

7/1/2012 11:31:14 AM
LOL @ "Randyho Blythe", as posted on that news clip. Also, props on wearing a fcking Obituary hoodie to court, that should certainly help to stop all the Satanist rumors (not that Obituary are, but we all know death metal has that rep)

anonymous
7/2/2012 6:05:20 AM
Lets get emmure and attack attack to go over there. See what kind of they can bring

anonymous
7/2/2012 6:07:58 AM
Dethklok and gojira are not stoked right now and wandering what there going to do the rest of the year.

anonymous
7/2/2012 12:07:02 PM
Winds of Prague

anonymous
7/2/2012 12:09:47 PM
hahaha talking shit at a "n00b"! you fcking zombie i'm sure you had to start somewhere too. all you did with your comment 1) it's lambgoat... is prove everybody on here is a bunch of fcking idiots, yourself included you fcking robot.

anonymous
7/2/2012 3:07:10 PM
Lamb of Gods new record will be Praugresssive metal

Heh

anonymous
7/2/2012 9:38:23 PM
Looks to me like M.Bison gave a little push too...

anonymous
7/4/2012 5:15:07 PM
He don't give a fck about no Czech authority, all hail obituary

anonymous
7/4/2012 5:15:21 PM
This is a special moment!

anonymous
7/5/2012 4:17:07 AM
You better Czech yourself before you wreck yourself

anonymous
7/7/2012 5:07:01 AM
he was a dck anyway

anonymous
7/12/2012 6:28:11 AM
His wife is a dog

anonymous
7/12/2012 7:10:54 AM
No touching!

7/12/2012 8:17:13 AM
Meanwhile is LoG looking for a new vocalist? I'll happily try out and sing and tour for them. Maybe then they wouldn't suck so fcking bad. From a business perspective there's no need to let some locked up douchebag interfere with the potential revenue stream this mainstream sell-out band is having. Like the label said, this gay case is 'full of holes' for gaylords to plug their non-heterosexual dcks in.

anonymous
7/12/2012 9:30:36 AM
And then he "pushed her" out the room and she hit her head.

anonymous
7/12/2012 9:31:02 AM
Any fan knowa if you rush the stage youre not welcome up there. TOUGH SHIT kid. This is more than likely fueled by idiots who are scared of heavy metal. I support LOG 100%.

anonymous
7/12/2012 10:04:21 AM
LoydChristmas
13 days ago
should've gotten Jimmy Wing

Chaz, rockstars don't go to jail. Christ, Vince Neil only did 30 days and he killed somebody.


Perfect reference.

7/12/2012 10:12:20 AM
Meanwhile if Mrs. Blythe is looking for a new husband please call me up

7/12/2012 11:30:07 AM
hey czech out his wife...not bad

anonymous
7/12/2012 5:09:10 PM
yesterday 2 guys came in my tattoo shop with shirts on that had a picture of randy blythe and it's free randy blythe and on the back it said "justice for the wrongly accused" and i walked to both of them and pointed to the pic and said "GUILTY AS CHARGED!" so fck lamb of god and fck you for defending him so get your ass out of my shop and go buy a madball cd

anonymous
7/12/2012 5:10:11 PM
yesterday 2 guys came in my tattoo shop with shirts on that had a picture of randy blythe and it's said free randy blythe and on the back it said "justice for the wrongly accused" and i walked to both of them and pointed to the pic and said "GUILTY AS CHARGED!" so fck lamb of god and fck you for defending him so get your ass out of my shop and go buy a madball cd

anonymous
7/13/2012 4:32:06 PM
^ madball sucks an outrageous amount of dck.

anonymous
7/15/2012 3:29:52 PM
God the amount of negativity posted by the dweebs on this website is appalling. That being said. I bet Randy is giving the vocal performance of his life whilst being rearly penetrated.