Dark Days Pdf




Dark Days

Number of page: 496
Author: D. Randall Blythe
Publisher: Da Capo Press, 2015
ISBN: 9780306823152
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Category: Biography & Autobiography

In 2010, a nineteen-year-old super-fan rushed the stage during a Lamb of God concert in Prague. To protect himself, singer Randy Blythe pushed the fan away. Unbeknownst to Blythe, the young man hit his head on the floor when he fell and later died from the injury. Blythe was promptly incarcerated on charges carrying a prison term of five to ten years. Thirty-seven days later, he was released on bail to await trial. Although legal experts told him not to return to the Czech Republic to face the charges, Blythe explained that he “could not run away from this problem while the grieving family of a dead young man searched hopelessly for answers that [he] might help provide.”After a five-day trial, he was acquitted on March 5, 2013.In Dark Days, Blythe tells the story of his incarceration and the wild life that led up to it. As he explains, “Most substance abuse books end with the author getting sober. My book starts there.”

Reviews:

  • A Google UserA Google User
    Dark Days: A Memoir Debut author Blythe, lead singer of the metal band Lamb of God, centers his powerful and intelligent memoir on his 2012 arrest and incarceration for 37 days in a harrowing Czech Republic jail. The charge was manslaughter, related to the death of a fan at a concert two years earlier. Blythe admits to having fought the demons of drug and alcohol abuse in his life, but he maintains his sanity during
  • Peter BruckmannPeter Bruckmann
    Very good book.
  • Josh FriesenJosh Friesen
    Loved it.
  • jm7210jm7210
    Read this book Whether you are a lamb of God fan or not, this book is a great read. Highly recommend this book.
  • Daniel MunsonDaniel Munson
    Absolutely fantastic read. It really gave me insight on what this man has gone through not only with the prison debacle but also how to cope with being an alcoholic. Love you randy. Great job!
  • Darcy BellDarcy Bell
    What a crazy read, really puts everything into prospective. Yarl!!
  • DILLON MartinDILLON Martin
    Amazing book to read!
  • Cj RudolphCj Rudolph
    Fantastic! I don’t read too often but I am very glad that I took the time for this.
  • Mike ValdezMike Valdez
    Awesome book
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