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HATE Bassist Died Of “Heart Rhythm Disturbances” – Slawek To Be Laid To Rest April 17th

Polish death metallers HATE recently confirmed the passing of bassist Slawomir “Mortifer” Archangielskij, in his sleep on April 6th.

A new update from the band reads: Continue reading HATE Bassist Died Of “Heart Rhythm Disturbances” – Slawek To Be Laid To Rest April 17th

LAMB OF GOD – Randy Blythe’s Manslaughter Trial Resumes

Brian Kenety of RollingStone.com reports:

LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe’s manslaughter trial resumed on Monday (March 4th) in Prague, where the singer stands accused of violently pushing Daniel Nosek, a teenage fan, offstage in 2010, resulting in his death. Experts testified that the singer may exhibit aggressive and asocial tendencies under stress but he does not suffer from a personality disorder, citing the results of psychological testing conducted while he was remanded in custody for five weeks last summer.

“Every one of us could in their lifetimes get into a situation in which we act without mercy, but this is not a personality trait of his,” criminal psychiatrist Alena Gayova, appointed by the defense, said of Blythe, adding that the singer tested within “normal” ranges on various stress tests even while held in a Prague jail. The presiding judge, Tomas Kubovec, said a verdict will likely be handed down tomorrow.

If found guilty of manslaughter, Blythe faces up to 10 years in prison; he could also be found guilty of the lesser charge of negligence, which carries a suspended sentence. Nosek’s family is also demanding the equivalent of over $500,000 in damages.

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