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Lamb of God singer Randy Blythe was released Thursday from Prague jail, the band's rep confirms to E! News. The 41-year-old metal musician has spent the past five weeks in a Czech prison after being arrested and charged with manslaughter stemming from the 2010 death of a fan.
Over the objection of prosecutors, who wanted him held behind bars because they said he might never return to the country, Blythe was allowed to leave after posting $400,000 bail.
Two years ago during a Lamb of God concert, Blythe allegedly pushed the man off the stage, causing him to sustain head injuries that he later died from. When the band returned to Prague for another show this year, Blythe was arrested on June 27.
Blythe has maintained his innocence, telling a newspaper from behind bars, "I don't know anything about any sort of incident."
"I remember very few details about the show, mainly because I have played a lot of concerts," he said. "I just remember that the stage at the club was very small, and we barely managed to fit our equipment on there. Also, apparently there was a security guard there because many people climbed onto the stage, including one small boy, in particular, but I could be mixing up details with what happened at other clubs."
"I did not attack anyone," he added. "The only way I could have come into contact with anyone from the audience was if I was protecting myself."
After scrapping all tour dates due to his incarceration, Blythe's bandmates raised funds for his legal defense, calling the situation "maddening."
With Blythe now back on board, the band has already agreed to play Knotfest Shows on Aug. 17 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Aug. 18 in Somsert, Wisc., and is targeting Oct. 26 as the start date for their U.S. tour.
—Reporting by Holly Passalaqua