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All members of Decapitated released from jail, trial pushed to January

Posted by on December 13, 2017

According to the Spokesman-Review, all four members of Decapitated have been released from jail while they await trial of their accusations facing rape and kidnapping charges. Despite the bail being set for $100,000 for each member, they were released on their own recognizance. They are still a long way from home since Judge Julie McKay […]

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Metal Insider contributor Zenae Zukowski’s Top Ten of 2017

Posted by on December 7, 2017

When 2017 began, I was overly excited to hear countless new albums from artists including Ensiferum, Myrkur, Chelsea Wolfe, Dying Fetus, Cannibal Corpse Iced Earth and, many more. Unfortunately, a multitude of these new releases by talented artists felt more as a contractual obligation instead of a brilliant creative execution. The overall production quality remained […]

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Decapitated enter not guilty pleas for rape and kidnapping charges, trial date set

Posted by on October 24, 2017

In early September, Decapitated  were accused of kidnapping and rape by a woman. Since then, the band, who were in Fresno when arrested, have all been expedited to Spokane, where they’ve been all charged and held on bail. Today, according to komonews, all four members pleaded not guilty to the charges. Also, a trial has […]

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Bail set at $100,000 for all Decapitated members

Posted by on October 22, 2017

This past Friday (20th), Decapitated vocalist Rafal Piotrowski and bassist Hubert Wiecek had their first court appearance in Spokane County for allegedly kidnapping and gang raping a woman on their tour bus after their show on August 31st at the Pin in Spokane, Washington. According to The Spokesman-Review, the two members sat down in front […]

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Decapitated drummer and guitarist’s bail set at $100,000 each

Posted by on October 16, 2017

Waclaw Kieltyka (guitarist) and Michal Lysejko (drummer) from Decapitated made their Superior Court appearance in Spokane, Washington this past Friday (13). According to The Spokesman-Review, Superior Court Judge Annette Plese set their bail to $100,000 each and both had to surrender their passports to their attorneys. Earlier it was reported that Kieltyka was charged with […]

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Decapitated releases statement on official rape charge

Posted by on October 13, 2017

Earlier this morning we discovered that all Decapitated members have been extradited from California to Washington and are faced with kidnapping and rape charges. The Polish death metal band has shared an official statement, their first since September 14th, explaining a few details surrounding their case: “An update – following extradition from California to Washington, […]

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All four Decapitated members charged with rape

Posted by on October 13, 2017

According to the Spokesman-Review, all four members of Decapitated have been extradited from Los Angeles jail to Spokane, where they’d already been charged with kidnapping in the first degree. Since the Polish death metal band are back in the state where the incident took place back in August, they are now all officially being charged […]

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Decapitated members extradited to Spokane County to face kidnapping charges

Posted by on October 5, 2017

Weeks after being charged with kidnapping, two members of Decapitated have been extradited to Spokane County, where the alleged crime took place. According to The Spokesman-Review, drummer Michal Lysejko, 27 and guitarist Waclaw Kieltyka, 35 were transported from a jail in Los Angeles to Spokane County. Vocalist Rafal Piotrowski, 31 and bassist Hubert Wiecek , […]

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Behemoth’s Nergal urges restraint in rush to judgement in Decapitated case

Posted by on September 14, 2017

Behemoth’s Adam “Nergal” Darski has faced legal issues of his own throughout his career including a few bible tearing incidents. The Polish singer/guitarist is well aware of the complications he could face while touring in a foreign country or his own. Therefore, the recent incident that has shaken the entire extreme metal community with Decapitated has convinced […]

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Decapitated deny allegations in first statement since arrest

Posted by on September 14, 2017

The metal world and beyond was shaken over the weekend after Decapitated were arrested in Los Angeles and charged with a kidnapping in Spokane, WA. It was even more shocking to hear that the entire band was accused of gang raping a woman on their bus. Of course, this is a lose-lose for all parties […]

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