In late 2012, former Bury Your Dead guitarist Eric Ellis was sentenced to 20 years in prison after being convicted of very serious gang-related crimes. Twenty years in prison is a looooong time to spend behind bars, but somehow, Ellis has secured the means to create and record new music, which he plans to release this fall.
On Dec. 18, it was revealed that former Bury Your Dead guitarist Eric Ellis was sentenced to 20 years in prison for a multitude of gang-related charges including violent crime, drug dealing and armed bank robberies.
Ellis participated in the series of crimes, documented in an official press release from the FBI: T
Former Bury Your Dead guitarist Eric Ellis has just been sentenced to 20 years in prison for an insane list of charges.
As an "associate" of Florida gang 'The Guardians,' the 28-year-old Ellis was one of five men found guilty of violating the 'Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act.