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Fred Durst

William Frederick "Fred" Durst (born August 20, 1970) is an American musician and film director from Jacksonville, Florida. Durst grew up in Gastonia, North Carolina and played in a number of local bands in Florida while mowing lawns and working as a tattoo artist for financial support. Durst is best known as the vocalist of the multi-platinum rock band Limp Bizkit, formed in 1994, with whom he has released six studio albums. Since 2006, Durst has also become known for his work in independent films. He costarred in the film Population 436, and made his directorial debut in 2007 with the film The Education of Charlie Banks. Durst directed a second film, The Longshots in 2008. Fred Durst was born and grew up in Gastonia, North Carolina, where he took an interest in breakdancing, hip hop, punk rock and heavy metal. He began to rap, skate, beatbox and deejay. After dropping out of United States Navy bootcamp, Durst returned to Jacksonville, Florida, where he mowed lawns and worked as a tattoo artist for money, and began developing an idea for a band that combined elements of rock and hip hop. Durst played with three other bands, Split 26, Malachi Sage, which were unsuccessful, and 10

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Fred Durst -- I Still Have My Stinky Red Baseball Cap

Fred Durst
I Still Have My Stinky Red Baseball Cap

Fred Durst -- the once angry guy who created "Limp Bizkit" -- is actually a sucker for sentimentality 'cause he just can't part with his famous red baseball cap ... even though it reeks like a… READ MORE >

Ryan Phillippe Looks a Little Limp

Ryan Phillippe
Looks a Little Limp

Here's Ryan Phillippe leaving a super cool restaurant in West Hollywood last week (left) -- and Grammy nominated Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst back in 2005 (right).One of them did it all for the… READ MORE >

- 412 days ago
Fred Durst -- New Limp Bizkit Music Coming 'Really Soon'

Fred Durst
New Limp Bizkit Music Coming 'Really Soon'

Limp Bizkit is not dead ... in fact, it's very much alive ... this according to lead singer Fred Durst, who tells us his band will be dropping a brand new single "really soon actually."Durst… READ MORE >

- 703 days ago
Fred Durst -- I Was NOT Booted From WWE SummerSlam For Flipping the Bird

Fred Durst
I Was NOT Booted From WWE For Flipping the Bird

Fred Durst DID NOT get kicked out of WWE's SummerSlam last night for giving the middle finger to the camera, despite reports to the contrary ... in fact, the real reason he left the main arena was… READ MORE >

- 704 days ago
Limp Bizkit -- Fred Durst Threatens to FIRE Original Members

Limp Bizkit
Fred Durst Threatens to FIRE Original Members

The Limp Bizkit comeback might be over before it begins ... because TMZ has learned Fred Durst is gunning hard to axe two of the original members. The "Nookie" band recently signed a deal with… READ MORE >

- 845 days ago
Fred Durst Busts Out Some Nookie ... Karaoke Style!!!

Fred Durst
Busts Out Some Nookie ... Karaoke Style!!!

Fred Durst partied like it was 1999 Monday night -- reprising the classic Limp Bizkit song "Nookie" at an L.A. bar ... and it was all caught on tape!Sources tell TMZ, Durst hit up open karaoke… READ MORE >

- 898 days ago
Man Allegedly Kills Roommate Over Limp Bizkit CD

Man Allegedly Kills Roommate
Over Limp Bizkit CD

A 24-year-old man is currently on trial in Australia for allegedly beating his roommate to death ... all because the victim didn't wanna listen to Limp Bizkit. James Madden has been charged… READ MORE >

- 1184 days ago
Limp Bizkit's Drummer -- Snared by Pneumonia

Limp Bizkit's Drummer
Snared by Pneumonia

Fred Durst can't buy a break -- Limp Bizkit's reunion tour just got put on ice in Norway after pneumonia took down the band's drummer ... TMZ has learned.The band's manager tells TMZ they were… READ MORE >

- 1397 days ago
Fred Durst to Courtney Love -- Stick It

Fred Durst to Courtney Love
Stick It

Fred Durst swung back at Courtney Love this weekend -- with a quick retaliation to Courtney's recent attack of the Limp Bizkit singer ... the one where she blamed him for the "the worst years in… READ MORE >

- 1537 days ago
Durst vs. Green: Who'd You Rather?!

Durst vs. Green
Who'd You Rather?

With both reaching career high points around nine years ago, Fred Durst and Tom Green crossed paths in Beverly Hills on Tuesday.Question is ... See Also Burnett vs. Andrews: Who'd You Rather?  READ MORE >

- 1738 days ago

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