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Hopes Are The Future Of Czech Hardcore

There is nothing I love more than waking up to find a great song or video waiting in my inbox from a band I was yet to discover. Maybe it’s just me, but I have always found that experiencing good art (music/literature/etc) early in the day motivates me to do more with the hours ahead. My mind is still curious in the morning. I’m not weighed down by the stresses of the day or distracted by work I have waiting. In the morning I am just trying to put myself into motion, and for whatever reason good art makes me …

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Xerxes Announce European Tour

No Sleep Records’ Xerxes have announced they are heading out on the Would You Understand? European Tour from July 26 to August 10. Rather than tour alongside a set lineup, they will instead be performing with a variety of bands including Comeback Kid, Birds in Row, Coliseum, and The Tidal Sleep on various dates.

Follow the jump for the European trek’s confirmed dates and see which groups will be at the show you plan to attend!…

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Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe Comments On Trial

Under The Gun has continued to bring you all the latest information in the manslaughter trial of Randy Blythe and today we have more news.

Earlier, Blythe had posted up his own words of what the trial has been like in the Czech Republic and the difficulty he is having with the language. He also wants you all to know how important this moment is in his life. Read what he has to say below and stay tuned for more updates from UTG.

“I have read a few news reports of the progress of my case, and trust me —

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Lamb Of God/Dethklok Tour Canceled

Lamb Of God and Dethklok are forced to cancel their upcoming tour due to the continued incarceration of LOG singer Randy Blythe. Read the official statement from the press release below.

“Due to the continued incarceration of LAMB OF GOD singer Randy Blythe in the Czech Republic, the band’s co-headline tour with Dethklok scheduled to begin August 1st in Seattle is being cancelled. The band regrets the decision but the uncertainty of Randy’s release makes it impossible to carry on with the tour. Upon Randy’s release, it is the band’s intention to rebook a tour in the fall and at

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Randy Blythe Bail Denied, Singer Remains In Custody

According to a number of sources, Lamb Of God singer Randy Blythe’s bail payment has been denied by the prosecutor on the case. The $400,000 bail payment was denied despite the court documents accepting the bail being approved by the Prague Municipal Court yesterday.

Following the prosecution’s challenge of the payment, the prosecutor will now appear in court on July 27 to formally issue the reasoning for the challenge. At that point the judge is expected to give a final ruling on the situation, meaning unless charges are formally filed, Blythe may be able to leave the Czech Republic without …

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UPDATE: Enter Shikari

English electro-metal quartet, Enter Shikari, have released a video update focused on their three recent festival stops at Volt Festival in Hungary, Peace and Love Festival in Sweeden, and Rock for Peoples Festival in the Czech Republic. Check out the video update after the jump.

Enter Shikari’s popularity has only risen since the release of their third album, A Flash Flood of Colour, this past January. Their brand of dubstep-tinged extremely political rhetoric has found a nice niche with anarchist and alternative music fans worldwide. As their prime sets at huge European festivals attests to, Enter Shikari have found …

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Lamb of God Releases Statement About Randy Blythe’s Arrest

After a long silence, Lamb of God has officially released a statement about the arrest of their frontman Randy Blythe. The band is currently trying to keep their heads up while they try and figure out Randy’s situation, but are currently asking for donations to Randy’s legal fund to get him out of jail after being detained despite paying the $250,000 bail.

We’ve covered this topic pretty extensively, but as a recap the lead singer of Lamb of God was recently arrested after being charged with the manslaughter of Czech Republic fan. While there hasn’t exactly been a court …

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Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe Reportedly Released From Prison

Things seems to be on the up for our heavy metal brethren in Lamb Of God. GunShyAssassin pointed out earlier this morning that band guitarist Mark Morton tweeted “Today just turned into a FANTASTIC day!!!,” a message which they believed to mean Randy was free, or at least in a better situation than previous reportedly. Turns out things ARE looking up as GSA is now reporting that Blythe was in fact released from a Prague prison on $200,000 bail. No further details are available at this time, but we are keeping an eye out. Stay tuned.…