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Lamb Of God Manager Responds To Randy Blythe's Indictment

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As news has broken of Randy Blythe’s indictment on manslaughter charges in the Czech Republic, manager Larry Mazer responds with the following statement:

“After a three month investigation, the prosecutor in the Czech Republic has decided to move forward with an indictment of Randy Blythe on the charge of manslaughter with intent to cause bodily harm. Obviously, we intend to fight vigorously against these charges as we feel that in no way did Randy intend to cause bodily harm on the young fan who subsequently died from injuries sustained at the show. As he has stated previously, Randy intends to go to Prague to defend himself at trial.

"While it is a tragedy that a Lamb of God fan died following a performance by the group, in no way do I feel that Randy did anything improper that led to the young man’s injuries and subsequent death. The price of a ticket to a show does not entitle audience members access to a band’s stage. In the years since the murder on stage of Dimebag Darrell Abbott, performers of all genres have had to become more guarded while performing in response to the dangers presented by fans trying to become part of the performance. We believe that Randy responded professionally to the numerous amount of fans rushing the stage that day, a number of them captured on videos that have been posted on the internet. We have testimony from the venue operator that acknowledges lax security and an improper barricade being used that evening. Numerous testimonies from fans also were contradictory as to the actions of the multiple fans that tried to access the stage.

"At this point, all that the band, myself, and our lawyers can do is to present a defense and try to convince the panel of judges who will hear the case that Randy is innocent of all charges and that his name and reputation need to be cleared and that he be permitted to carry on with his life and career always mindful that a fan passed away after a Lamb of God performance."

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1. tyler 44 writes:

Monday morning quarterbacking here but i see the defense saying well if you knew the security was not adequet and had concerns about the venue why did you play in the first place until those needs were met?
Im sure the response would be we didnt wanna disapoint our fans, but you dont do a show on foreign soil until all the i's are dotted and the Ts crossed.
If randy gets out of it i hope this is a lesson learned not only for the band, but for all bands.
You dont want to see something like this ever happen

# Dec 4, 2012 @ 3:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. hellrat writes:

stupid, Stupid, STUPID!! goddamn, ya gotta be frikken kidding...

Git yerself some new Counsel, Red...hell you'd be better off with none at all rather than these frikken spineless pilfering slugs

Jesus frikken Christ man, are ya REALLY that fvcking STUPID???

the world must truly be on fire eh? the apocolypse is indeed at hand...ha! bring it on Mother Universe, DOWN with the human swine :)

# Dec 4, 2012 @ 10:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. tyler 44 writes:

Dude, your starving for attention and like an idiot im giving it to you.
I thought i was on blabbermouth.net for a second after reading that post.
No, this site does nt have any issues.
Dont worry bra, on 12-21-12 you 'll be the first one to go off the fiscal cliff before anyone.
The last time i post on this site

# Dec 5, 2012 @ 3:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. brandedcfh420 writes:

"The last time i post on this site"

you'll be back......

# Dec 5, 2012 @ 6:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. RememberMetal? writes:

The concerns LoG had about lax security and/or a malfunctioning barricade may not have been realized until the band was already playing. Anything can happen at any show at any moment regardless of the preparations in place or the competence of the people behind the event.

The family of the deceased deserve justice but they aren't going to get it by sending an innocent man to jail. No one person is responsible for this tragedy unless there is clear proof and reliable testimony proving otherwise.

# Dec 5, 2012 @ 8:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. hellrat writes:

prophet tyler, a regular goddamned fortune teller

cute

# Dec 5, 2012 @ 8:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Blindgreed1 writes:

Wow, Tyler gets all a$$ chapped because someone else had an opinion? Good riddance Nancy. Hike up your dress and run back to Blabbermouth.

RM: Not to mention that there is a certain ammount of negligence on the behalf of the deceased stage diver. Are we saying that stage diving is a perfectly safe practise and nobody would ever expect to get hurt??? Absurd.

# Dec 5, 2012 @ 11:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. hellrat writes:

guess Snivelly won't be coming to the Barby then eh?

I did enjoy the 'starving for attention' line....certainly haven't been getting enough of THAT these last few days, no?? Bout to wing this goddamned phone out the window :)

Speaking of BBQ, I have a bit of elk for ya brother, we'll figure us a way to get it to ya....be in AZ in Jan for archery deer, maybe hook it up then \m/

# Dec 5, 2012 @ 2:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Blindgreed1 writes:

Absolutely! Hit my email up and we'll make that happen.

# Dec 5, 2012 @ 4:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. hellrat writes:

10-4 bud, I know how you like yer elky steaks :)

# Dec 5, 2012 @ 6:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. ZMA writes:

"Im sure the response would be we didnt wanna disapoint our fans, but you dont do a show on foreign soil until all the i's are dotted and the Ts crossed."

^ Yea because Lamb Of God honestly gives a sh!t about that lol. I could understand being fully prepared for a band like ,oh say, Motley Crue, Ozzy, Motorhead, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, ETC. Huge bands. Lamb Of God is a worldwide name but those guys don't care about heavy duty security. There was probably a sh!tty barricade up like I see at almost every venue and that doesn't do anything. I've seen people push it forward towards the stage.
Either way it's still stupid what happened and I'm sure it'll all get worked out. And if Randy does go to jail at least we have tons of good Burn The Priest/Lamb Of God material with him on it to still listen to.
Good luck Randy.

# Dec 5, 2012 @ 9:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. bbristowe writes:

I can't believe blindgreed1 still trolls these boards. I thought he would of scared away enough users by now, that he would at LEAST be tired of his echo. Nope.

Oh well, see you again in 6 months.

P.S. Just googled you and your music. Lol, at that age and still trolling.

# Dec 21, 2012 @ 2:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. brandedcfh420 writes:

BRISTOWE!!!! did anyone miss him??? ahhahahahaha j/k

# Dec 21, 2012 @ 3:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Blindgreed1 writes:

One never get's too old to tell bbristowe that he still takes uncut hairy chorizo to the jaw. \m/\m/ People love me here jackstain. Get over yourself and get your fingers outta your asspipe. XD

# Dec 21, 2012 @ 5:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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