ICED EARTH Dropped From CENTURY MEDIA After JON SCHAFFER’s Involvement In Capitol Riots

Jon Schaffer

Century Media Records have dropped ICED EARTH and DEMONS & WIZARDS from their label roster  after the involvement with the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.  in connection with the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. has yet to made a statement on their actions.

Schaffer, who resides in Columbus, Indiana, turned himself in to authorities around 3 pm Sunday (January 17), Chris Bavender, public affairs specialist for the FBI Indianapolis Field Office, said.

The FBI Indianapolis Field Office issued the following statement regarding Schaffer‘s arrest: “Jon Schaffer, Columbus, IN, has been arrested in connection to Jan 6 incident at the U.S. Capitol. Schaffer faces 6 charges including engaging in an act of physical violence in a Capitol building. Schaffer was allegedly among rioters who sprayed Capitol police with ‘bear spray.’”

These are the six charges Schaffer is facing, according to the FBI Indianapolis Field Office:

1. Knowingly Entering or Remaining in any Restricted Building or Grounds Without Lawful Authority

2. Disrupting the Orderly Conduct of Government Business

3. Knowingly Engages in an Act of Physical Violence Against any Person or Property in any Restricted Building or Grounds

4. Violent Entry and Disorderly Conduct in a Capitol Building

5. Engage in an Act of Physical Violence in a Capitol Building

6. Parade, Demonstrate, or Picket in a Capitol Building

Schaffer was among the rioters who sprayed United States Capitol police officers with “bear spray,” a form of capsaicin pepper spray sold by many outdoors retailers, as part of their efforts to push the officers back inside the Capitol and breach the Capitol building themselves, according to FBI.