Category Archives: Crime

Tuner/GPS tracker looks to stem gear theft

Posted by on October 14, 2016

If there’s one thing that St. Louis is known for other than an arch, it’s the fact that touring bands can’t play there without having their gear stolen. Time after time after time, it’s happened, and it doesn’t seem to be getting any better. Even when guards were hired to watch vans, thieves struck in the […]

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Juggalo cuts off pinky for Insane Clown Posse

Posted by on September 6, 2016

This story is only slightly less bloody than the Slayer video, but it’s way more intense because it really happened. A Wisconsin man has been jailed for amputating a woman’s pinky. That’s disturbing in and of itself, but it was done with the full cooperation of the woman, who said they were participating in a “ritualistic memorial” […]

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Rotting Out frontman Walter Delgado rotting in jail for 18 months

Posted by on August 26, 2016

  Rotting Out might have broken up last year, but they’ve found themselves in the news quite a bit this year, following their former frontman Walter Delgado’s arrest back in March. From Los Angeles, Delgado’s van was pulled over in Ohio when for following too closely. Delgado and Search Bloc guitarist Anthony Jochum said they were […]

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Man arrested for selling fake Black Sabbath tickets

Posted by on August 23, 2016

Are you going to see Black Sabbath’s final tour of the U.S. this summer? Not so fast. Even if you have tickets, if you bought them online, they might be fakes. That’s what some people found out the hard way, and a man has been arrested for selling fraudulent tickets online. In Maryland, 34 year-old […]

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130 arrested in massive Houston gear theft ring

Posted by on July 5, 2016

  There’s nothing lower than the kind of thief that preys on touring musicians. We all know that the majority of bands on the road are doing so because they need to support themselves. And those touring in vans aren’t making all that much, with their gear and merch the only thing they’re depending on to survive. […]

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