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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 -- Selling His Hollywood Hills Nook-ie (PHOTOS)

Fred Durst
Selling His Hollywood Hills Nook-ie

Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst is ditching the Hollywood Hills home he barely owned for a year. Durst bought the 3 bedroom, 3 bath home in December 2014 for $1.5 million. Now, he's put it back on… READ MORE >

Fred Durst -- Banned from Ukraine ... Reality Show a 'Security Risk'

Fred Durst
Banned from Ukraine Reality Show a Security Risk

Fred Durst is persona non grata in Ukraine, and it appears the reason is that he wants to do a reality show in enemy territory. Durst has said he wants to obtain a Russian passport and move to… READ MORE >

- 136 days ago
Fred Durst -- Yeah, I'm the Kissinger that May Have Got Guns 'N Roses Talking Again (VIDEO)

Fred Durst
Yeah, I'm the Kissinger That Got Guns 'N Roses Talkin' Again

Fred Durst is being credited for getting Slash and Axl Rose talking again -- possibly for a reunion -- and he not-so-coyly hinted that Guns 'N Roses are about to go on tour. Fred was leaving… READ MORE >

- 241 days ago
Fred Durst – I Got Married ... 3 Years Ago!!

Fred Durst
I Got Married ... 3 Years Ago!!

Fred Durst is finally copping to it -- he got himself some wedding night nookie three years ago, but kept the nuptials secret ... under his fitted snapback. We first got suspicious when the Limp… READ MORE >

- 336 days ago
Fred Durst -- I Did NOT 'Kill Em All' (PHOTO)

Fred Durst
I Did NOT 'Kill Em All'

Fred Durst is not a deranged alleged murderer who might have confessed on an HBO series to killing 3 people -- that's the OTHER guy named Durst.     Ever since Robert Durst's story… READ MORE >

- 406 days ago
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 >

- 853 days ago
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 >

- 1063 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 >

- 1354 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 >

- 1355 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 >

- 1496 days ago

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