PRAGUE, Czech Republic (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Police in Prague report that they have arrested the frontman of U.S. death metal band Lamb of God in connection with the death of a fan in 2010.
Jana Rosslerova, a spokeswoman for the Prague police, says singer Randy Blythe was arrested in Wednesday. Some media outlets report that he has been charged with causing bodily harm resulting in death but a press release by Lamb of God's management said that no formal charges had been laid.
The band took to twitter thanking their fans for their support after Blythe had reportedly been released from custody on Saturday after a detention hearing.p>
While Rosslerova did not provide more information regarding the incident behind the arrest, local media outlets report that the incident took place at the band's first performance in Prague in 2010. Those reports indicate that the man in question kept rushing the stage from within the crowd. The man was ejected from the stage and subsequently died from injuries that he allegedly sustained in the process.
A statement by the band's management read: "Having said that, management wished to address today one false piece of information that has been included in many of the news stories released so far. Under no circumstances was there a fight of any kind involved. This incident deals with a fan that three times during the concert jumped the barricade and rushed Randy during the performance. It is alleged that the third time, security was not able to reach him and that Randy pushed him back into the audience where supposedly he fell and hit his head."
A performance by the band that had been planned for Prague has been canceled. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers