Category Archives: Crime

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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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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