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Category Archives: Crime

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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Erick Shute, formerly of Pyrexia, arrested, charged with murder of three [Updated]

Posted by on June 14, 2016

  Erick Shute, vocalist of New York death metal band Pyrexia, has been arrested and is accused of murdering three individuals. Following a dispute over firewood, Shrute allegedy ambushed them from behind a tree and fired upon the unsuspecting men, killing three of them. Shute has claimed that the incident was in self defense in […]

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Dad in father/daughter grindcore duo Sockweb arrested for domestic violence

Posted by on April 7, 2016

There are many bands out there that aren’t your typical five hairy dudes playing music, like our favorite granny in Grindmother or the father/daughter grindcore band Sockweb which features adorable 8 year-old Joanie Young singing high pitched vocals with her multi-instrumentalist dad Adam Young.  Sadly, it seems like things aren’t as cute anymore, as it’s been […]

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Puddle of Mudd’s Wes Scantlin involved in armed standoff with police

Posted by on April 2, 2016

It turns out that Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin’s house wasn’t stolen from him as he’s alleged, but apparently, he likes it so much that he didn’t want to leave it. TMZ reports that a standoff with the increasingly-unhinged early-aughts yarler involved over 30 armed police officers and ended with Scantlin being arrested. Apparently, […]

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Former Rotting Out frontman arrested with 70 pounds of pot

Posted by on March 25, 2016

Los Angeles hardcore band Rotting Out broke up last year, playing their final show in December. While vocalist Walter Delgado told fans not to ask why they broke up, it appears that he found a more lucrative gig – at least until last week. Delgado and Anthony Jochum of Cleveland hardcore band Search Bloc were arrested […]

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