Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe was released from a Czech prison on Aug. 2, and although he's back home in the United States and touring with his band, word has just come through of a major development in his case. The State Attorney's Office in Prague officially indicted Blythe on manslaughter charges on Friday, Nov. 30, which means that Blythe will likely stand trial in the near future.
Although Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe has spoken out multiple times about his arrest in the Czech Republic for manslaughter, along with his proclamation of innocence, Blythe has been relatively quiet since his return to American soil in August. Certainly overwhelmed by both media and fan support, Blythe articulated much about his experience in a brand new interview.
We feel a bit bad pitting Rob Halford against Lamb of God's Randy Blythe, as they share much mutual admiration. In our recent interview with Halford, he gave Blythe some post-prison advice. “I can’t wait to hear him channel this into the music," says Halford. "Man, that next Lamb of God record is going to be like a nuclear bomb, because he’s going to be venting."
Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe has been selective in the amount of interviews he's done since being released from Czech jail earlier this summer. Blythe was incarcerated for five weeks after being arrested on alleged manslaughter charges stemming from a 2010 concert incident. Now, in a new Q&A, Blythe reveals some incredible details about the incident.
Metal heads continue to rally for Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe as he faces a possible legal trial in the future stemming from an arrest in the Czech Republic on June 28. Death metal outfit Cannabis Corpse headlined a benefit show for the vocalist on Friday (Aug. 31), helping to raise money for Blythe’s increasing legal fees.
Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe returned home to the States after spending five long weeks in a Czech Republic prison, but his legal battle is just getting started. With manslaughter charges still looming from a 2010 concert incident, Blythe will likely have to return to Prague to stand trial and as the battle rages on, Blythe’s legal bills continue to build.