There’s been a huge response from the metal community regarding the acquittal of Randy Blythe earlier today. Randy was found not guilty of manslaughter from the death of a fan, Daniel Nosek, when he was allegedly thrown off the stage.
Tuesday’s ruling by Prague’s Municipal Court was confirmed by the court spokeswoman, Marketa Puci.
“We did not find criminal responsibility in the actions of the defendant,” presiding judge Tomáš Kubovec said. “We found moral responsibility. There has been the death of a young man who had not been guilty of anything.”
“The acquittal does not prevent the defendant, if he feels some moral responsibility, to enter negotiations with the family of the victim and act accordingly,” the judge added.
The state prosecutors have announced their intention to appeal the verdict; they have eight days to put this in writing.
Amidst all the happiness and celebrations regarding the news, Mark Morton, lead guitarist of Lamb of God had this to say:
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