As Lamb of God singer Randy Blythe's Czech manslaughter trial remains in session, local media continues to cover the case's developments from inside the courtroom. As we reported, Blythe began his trial yesterday (Feb. 4), claiming his innocence, and now there are new details to share from Day 2 of the trial.
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Randy Blythe has traveled back to the Czech Republic, where his trial on manslaughter charges began today (Feb. 4). Before entering the courtroom, the Lamb of God vocalist posted a photo of himself with a new short haircut and dressed in a suit and tie (seen to the left), with a message to his fans:
The 2013 Rock on the Range lineup has been unveiled and it's packed with must-see bands. Rock on the Range will celebrate its seventh year of festival madness with perhaps its best lineup to date. The three-day event will feature Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Smashing Pumpkins, Korn, Stone Sour, Lamb of God and many more.
In a category filled with incredibly strong and progressive competition, Lamb of God ran away with the votes for Metal Album of the Year in the 2012 Loudwire Music Awards. The band's 2012 full-length, 'Resolution,' earned the victory, beating out Gojira's 'L'Enfant Sauvage' and Down's 'Purple EP' by a healthy margin.
One month ago, Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe was handed the reality of a court date in the Czech Republic. Facing manslaughter charges in an incredibly controversial case stemming from a 2010 concert incident, Blythe's legal proceedings are set to begin on Feb. 4. With the proverbial hourglass drawing closer to an empty top, Blythe recently posted a poetic and introspective piece of writing on his Instagram account detailing his thoughts.
This past Saturday, Dec. 8, marked the eight-year anniversary of Pantera / Damageplan guitarist 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott's tragic death. In his memory, Dimebag's brother, Hellyeah / Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul, took a moment onstage in Kansas City, Mo., to memorialize the fallen guitar legend as he brought tour mates Lamb of God, In Flames and Sylosis onstage for a round of Black Tooth Grin shots.
While hard rock and metal bands were snubbed in most of the categories for the 2013 Grammy Awards that were announced tonight (Dec. 5), the one category devoted to those genres features a diverse range of nominees.