As we reported earlier, Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe was been found not guilty of manslaughter by a Czech court today (March 5). Metalheads worldwide are exhaling a long sigh of relief at the moment, and some of rock and metal's biggest names have offered their congratulations to Blythe for standing his ground and proving his innocence once and for all.
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Update: The verdict is in. Click here to find out the ruling in Randy Blythe's manslaughter trial.
Nearly a month after his manslaughter trial was adjourned because of an ill witness and other factors, Lamb of God singer Randy Blythe returned to a Czech courtroom earlier today (March 4) to resume proceedings. Along with testimony from a female fan and a security guard, who were both present at the 2010 Lamb of God concert where a fan allegedly suffered fatal injuries, two psychologists also took the stand to give expert opinions on Blythe's personality.
Lamb of God's future remains murky while the remainder of Randy Blythe's manslaughter trial looms, but the band is making sure to think positively, and that includes booking their first show of 2013 in hopes that their frontman will eventually be cleared of charges. The band revealed in a tweet their participation in the 2013 Resurrection Festival in Spain this August.
Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe has returned to the United States after the remainder of his Czech manslaughter trial was delayed last week to accommodate sick witness, among other reasons. Although the controversial trial must be harrowing for the metal frontman, Blythe remains positive and levelheaded about the situation, posting beautiful pictures of Prague along with detailed descriptions of the dichotomy Blythe has experienced during his time in the city.
As reported, it was announced yesterday (Feb. 6) that Randy Blythe's manslaughter trial in the Czech Republic would be adjourned until March 4 to accommodate a witness who is currently ill. However, it was also revealed that there would be one more witness set to testify today (Feb. 7) before the one-month break. During a session that only lasted 45 minutes, the latest witness spoke in defense of the Lamb of God frontman.
The current Czech manslaughter trial of Randy Blythe has been delayed until March 4 at the request of the Lamb of God singer and his defense team, according to WTVR. During Day 3 of the trial today (Feb. 6), Blythe asked for the delay to accommodate a sick witness who couldn't make it to court this week. Following one more day in court tomorrow to allow another witness to testify, Blythe is expected to return to the United States until the trial resumes.
Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe, who is in the midst of his trial on manslaughter charges in the Czech Republic, has written an open letter to his fans on his Instagram page. The metal vocalist says many of the media reports on the trial are incorrect, due in large part to the difficult translation of the original reports from Czech into English.
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.
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: