As previously reported, Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer is currently wanted by the police and the FBI due to his involvement in the treasonous pro-Trump insurrection at the United States Capitol. Now, his bandmates have officially commented on the situation saying that they do not support “the acts of violence that the rioters were involved in.”
Iced Earth said the following:
“We want to thank those of you who have sent words of support in recent days. Some of you have been concerned by our silence, which we understand. We needed some time to properly process the information and find out some facts before we made a statement.
First and foremost we absolutely DO NOT condone nor do we support riots or the acts of violence that the rioters were involved in on January 6th at the US Capitol building. We hope that all those involved that day are brought to justice to be investigated and answer for their actions.
With broken hearts we are sending our love and compassion to everyone who has felt pain from the events on January 6th. We are deeply saddened and our hearts go out to the families of the lives lost that day. There are really no proper words to console. Just know we are with you in your shock, grief and pain. Much love to you all.
Stu, Luke, Jake, Brent“
This news comes after Die Welt recently shared footage of Schaffer at a November 2020 Trump rally in which he claimed that “there will be a lot of blood shed” if we “merge into some globalist, communist system.”