Lamb Of God: Our Show Won't Change Because Of Blythe's Manslaughter Charge

Lamb Of God have promised that Randy Blythe's recent troubles with Prague authorities won't affect any upcoming shows.

Lamb Of God: Our Show Won't Change Because Of Blythe's Manslaughter Charge
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While you might think that having a singer gearing up for a looming manslaughter trial would be enough to put a band off of touring, Lamb Of God have promised that Randy Blythe's recent troubles with Prague authorities won't affect any upcoming shows. As Classic Rock reports, drummer Chris Adler has noted that the band's aggressive performances will continue and that the group has always specified high levels of security attendance on their technical rider: "It's difficult for us to say this was something that was our fault, and that we should change how we're doing things. We're already trying to look out for those kind of incidents. "This is obviously a terrible tragedy that nobody foresaw or intended to happen. But it's such a random series of events that I don't think us changing what we do would stop it from happening again." The band's singer, Randy Blythe was accused of manslaughter after fan Daniel Novosek died from head injuries sustained at one of the band's shows when he tried to invade the stage. However, prosecutors have, as of yet, been unable to provide evidence that Blythe was directly involved in the incident: "They haven't played their hand out in what they have on us. How they're going about prosecuting is a mystery to us. Not knowing how their justice system works, and being repeatedly surprised by events from when we landed there, who knows what will happen?" Blythe has vowed to return to Prague to face the court in order to prove his innocence in the matter, despite the confusing nature of Czech law. Adler, meanwhile, had said that the events have made the band more driven than ever to continue working: "It's really helped recapture what drives me to do this... After ten thousand shows and records that sell really well, you start to lose touch. When you're threatened with it being over in the blink of an eye, you realise how fragile and special it is."

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    SGofawesome
    Adler's last comment makes me really happy about the future. Hope they take this passion and make an even better record than Resolution (a SUPER good record).
    saint_berzerker
    Nothing like going to prison or another tragedy to make you realize what you've got. Most people don't go through things like that, and their lives become stale. I can't imagine the next LOG record being anything but amazing.
    iommi600
    Never really been into LoG, but I respect Randy a lot. When he had all the reasons to be an ass about everything (when he came out of jail), he acted like a man.
    Shornifier
    For sure man; I'd say he's a great example of how we should (we used to, but it seems modern society has shit on it and burned it with petrol) be more humble, accepting, and cooperative rather than being a jerk about it. GO RANDAY!
    joetallica93
    "Mark and Willie are the only two worth a damn in this band. The 3 other clowns just hold them back. RUN Mark and Willie, RUUUUUN" really?? i have to disagree randy and chris are some of the best in the business
    zachbchico
    So much respect for Blythe vowing to return even though he could be put in jail for bogus charges
    Berrytjuh10
    all albums were like holy shit.... what about a new one, Randy just HAVE to write about his prison time and shit, and that's make the best lyrics there are, a real true life story!
    marvelboy03
    with that last quote in mind, i honestly feel like they're going to put a much greater effort into the next record. Im not saying resolution was bad i love that record but they're going to put out something even better
    )ThunderhorsE(
    Gonna have lots of angry shiz to write about. stoked. Randy is gonna beat these charges easily.
    Dynamight
    Never really been into LoG either, but knowing a band member killed someone and basically got away with it is always going to increase my interest in the band.
    latinromans
    when an accused arsenist isn't charged with arson because theres no evidence that he did it then you don't say he got away with arson, there's another word for it... in... in... oh right innocent!
    silent caution
    if it happend in America this wouldnt be talked about anymore. I dont kow how legal system works over there but there doesnt really seem to be alot of facts to prove him guility
    MrCheezus
    A metal band by the name of "Lamb of God" scares ignorant delusional people. I'm trying my very best to be nice UG.
    KHammett92
    Why couldn't it be an explosion or something, I wanted to say well that was a blast or something cheesy
    ruker
    Mark and Willie are the only two worth a damn in this band. The 3 other clowns just hold them back. RUN Mark and Willie, RUUUUUN!
    rhino1957
    "drummer Chris Adler has noted that the bands aggressive performances will continue and that the group has always specified high levels of security attendance on their [b]technical rider:[/ b] " Really UG? Last I checked it was spelled radar.
    chaos13
    A rider is a document the performers provide to the venue that lays out the equipment and staff, among other things, the performers wish to have at the show.