RICHMOND, Va. (CBSDC/AP) — Members of death metal band Lamb of God are thanking their fans following the arrest of the group’s frontman in connection with a fan’s death in Czechoslovakia.
The Richmond-based band issued a statement Friday saying that there isn’t much new information regarding Randy Blythe’s arrest on June 27 in Prague. The band was there to play a show, which was canceled.
Czech authorities are continuing to hold Blythe in jail.
Blythe is accused of injuring a fan during a concert in May 2010. The fan later died.
The band says it isn’t intentionally trying to withhold information, but that the information constantly is changing. It also says no one had informed them of “anything related to this incident” in the two years since it occurred.
“The best we can do is to stay positive and continue to support our friend that we know is innocent. We know that justice will prevail and we will continue to do our part to support our friend.”
Lamb of God first formed under a different band name while the members were attending Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond in 1990.
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