Lamb Of God tour cancelled as singer remains in Czech jail

Lamb Of God tour cancelled as singer remains in Czech jail

With Lamb Of God frontman Randy Blythe still in a Prague jail and facing manslaughter charges, the band’s upcoming tour with cartoon metal band Dethklok and non-cartoon metal band Gojira has been cancelled. The tour was scheduled to kick off Aug. 1 in Seattle. A statement released by the band says, “The uncertainty of Randy’s release makes it impossible to carry on with the tour. Upon Randy’s release, it is the band’s intention to rebook a tour in the fall.” Point-of-purchase refunds are being offered to anyone who bought tickets to the dates.

Blythe has been in jail for about a month now, after he was arrested while on tour in Europe. The charges stem from an incident at a 2010 concert where he pushed a fan off the stage, causing him to fall on his head and later die. While Blythe's bail has been set at $400,000, the prosecution is challenging the ruling, meaning he has to stay behind bars for a little longer. Meanwhile, Lamb Of God is soliciting donations for his defense.

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