A number of figures within the rock/metal world have commented on the news that LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe was arrested on Wednesday in Prague, Czech Republic in connection with the death of a fan more than two years ago.
David Draiman (DISTURBED): "MY THOUGHTS GO OUT TO MY FRIEND RANDY BLYTHE FROM LAMB OF GOD @lambvox ?#freerandyblythe"
Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT): "Thoughts to my friend Randy from LAMB OF GOD. Hope he's alright and this gets resolved soon."
Paulo Gregoletto (TRIVIUM): "I hope Randy's situation can be resolved quickly and without him being detained anymore. Very shitty news to start the day!"
Dez Fafara (DEVILDRIVER): "Prayers and thoughts for Randy as I fall asleep tonight …..Enroute to Full Force Germany ?#HesAGoodMan? ?#SendPositiveThoughts"
Jeff Kendrick (DEVILDRIVER): "Randy Blythe needs to be released soon. Please keep him in your thoughts."
Oderus Urungus (GWAR): "All power out to Randy and our boys in LAMB OF GOD. They are our blood and we stand by them. This whole thing reeks of bullshit."
Mark Hunter (CHIMAIRA): "Best wishes to Randy and the LOG camp."
Mike Portnoy (ADRENALINE MOB, DREAM THEATER): "Thoughts go out to my bro Randy from LOG… just hung w him a few days ago #FreeRandyBlythe"
Cristina Scabbia (LACUNA COIL): "I don't believe for a split second that my brother Randy Blythe hurt ANYONE, especially on purpose. One of the most amazing persons I know. #FreeRandyBlythe Love you, brother. Feel sorry for that guy but I KNOW it WASN'T your fault."
Sebastian Bach: "Randy, hope u r ok.I have been sober this whole tour. 1st sober tour ever. U r an inspiration. Thx 4 your help @downloadfest #FreeRandyBlythe"
Brian Posehn: "Crazy news about Randy Blythe of LAMB OF GOD. Those guys are all really good dudes. I hope everything gets straightened out soon."
Rob Caggiano (ANTHRAX): WTF?? LAMB OF GOD Frontman Randy Blythe Arrested on Allegations of Manslaughter."