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Lostprophets ex-bassist recalls “vile” death threats with singer’s arrest
Lostprophets ex-bassist recalls “vile” death threats with singer’s arrest
Former Lostprophets bassist Stuart Richardson opens up about his time working with ex-vocalist Ian Watkins, who has been convicted of several child-related sex crimes. Watkins is currently serving a 35-year sentence for child sex offenses with an additional 10 months for having a phone in his possession while at HM Prison Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England...
Oli Sykes weighs in on Ian Watkins
Following the sentencing of Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins yesterday, Bring Me The Horizon frontman Oli Sykes has posted a statement on Watkins and Lostprophets. In it, Skyes makes a point of not letting one man’s actions disgrace an entire band and emphasizes the importance of supporting the other members of Lostprophets in their future endeavors. Read the ...
Lostprophets issue statement on Ian Watkins’ sex offences
Lostprophets issue statement on Ian Watkins’ sex offences
Following this week's trial where former Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins pleaded guilty to 13 sex offences, including two charges of attempting to rape an infant, his bandmates have issued a statement. In it, they deny ever knowing about Watkins' criminal behavior and describe the longtime strain in their relationships with him, both personal and working. Read the full s ...
Mid-Year Report 2013: The year in crime
TIM LAMBESIS (AS I LAY DYING) made headlines this May when he was allegedly caught soliciting an undercover cop to murder his estranged wife. Lambesis’ lawyer blamed his irrational behavior (which included personality changes and renouncement of his well-documented Christian faith) on steroid use and has since been released from custody on $2 million bail. His ...
UPDATE: Lostprophets frontman charged with sex offenses against children, to remain in custody
UPDATE: Lostprophets frontman charged with sex offenses against children, to remain in custody
UPDATE: January 1, 2013 at 10:34 a.m. EST According to the latest report from BBC News, Watkins appeared in Cardiff court via video from Parc Prison in Bridgend, South Wales yesterday (December 31.) He and the two women charged in conjunction with him have been further remanded in custody and will face another hearing on March 11 ...