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Tom Angelripper Doing Probation For Alcohol And Weapons

Legendary Sodom frontman Thomas Such (aka Tom Angelripper) was facing two felony charges when he was convicted of hunting without a license and being in possession of an open container back in December. Gelsenkirchen game wardens confiscated all his high-powered rifles and beer cans, jailing him without incident. Over fifty malt-liquor cans were taken into evidence.

Appearing in court on March 31st, Judge Helmut Pferd gave him a suspended two-year sentence, which includes the mandatory completion of 200 hours community service cleaning a downtown disco up after hours and volunteering for PETA. He must also attend daily AA meetings since flunking a UA back in February. As per the sentence, Tom must adhere to a strict 9:00 p.m. curfew, play no gigs with his band and abstain from recording any beer-themed songs with Onkel Tom.

Tom Angelripper currently chairs the 12-Step meeting in downtown Gelsenkirchen, where he has just received his 30-day "Clean and Sober" keychain. Get a list of meeting times by going here. Below are a few of the photos admitted into evidence from the hunting trip in question.

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1. Nash writes:

mmmm...that deer looks like it would be tasty...that dog as well.

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2. metalunderground.com troll wire writes:

still tryng to confirm rumors that thomas such is a closet republican.
stay tuned.

# Apr 1, 2012 @ 2:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Persecution Mike writes:

Unbelievable

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4. Rex_84 writes:

I'm confused! Why does Tom "Angelripper" have to volunteer for Peta?

On another note, I like the hunting pictures. It it's interesting to see metal legends wearing non-metal clothes doing non-metal things.

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5. hellrat writes:

fvcking awesome lederhosen in the pic with the roebuck

did you hear me? fvcking LEDERHOSEN!!! :)

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