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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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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 >

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 >

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Fred Durst to Courtney Love -- Stick It

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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 >

- 2101 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 >

- 2301 days ago
Fred Durst -- Gone Limp

Fred Durst -- Gone Limp

Remember when Fred Durst was a rock 'n' roll bad ass? Those were the days ...No longer getting the "Nookie" from fans, Fred's dancing skills were put on blast outside Apple Lounge. See Also… READ MORE >

- 2700 days ago
Fred Durst Victim Speaks Out

Fred Durst Victim
Speaks Out

In August 2006, Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst was slapped with assault charges after allegedly hitting two people with his car -- and now one of his alleged victims is talking. Robert… READ MORE >

- 3047 days ago
Paxton Gives Durst Lots of Big Love

Paxton Gives Durst Lots of Big Love

Bill Paxton is a huge fan of Fred Durst. Just ask him. The pair, apparently friends, had dinner at Mr. Chow last night. While waiting for their cars, Paxton was asked about the possibility of… READ MORE >

- 3048 days ago
Durst and Hervey Still Have Jobs

Durst and Hervey Still Have Jobs

Limp Bizkit singer Fred Durst was outside the Viper Room on Sunset Blvd. last night, but he wasn't there to party -- he was filming a new project. Whodathunkit?! Durst, whose rap/rock career seems… READ MORE >

- 3071 days ago
Fred Takes Farrell's Sloppy Seconds

Fred Takes Farrell's Sloppy Seconds

Is Fred Durst on the hunt for a new sex tape partner? Durst was spotted leaving Koi with with a stripperifically dressed Nicole Narain -- of Colin Farrell sex tape notoriety. The skeeze-a-licious… READ MORE >

- 3279 days ago
Fred Durst: Keeps Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'...

Fred Durst: Keeps Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'...

What's Fred Durst been doing? He's been out of the limelight too long! --MelissaMelissa, our boy's all grown up! Fred Durst has movies on the brain. He's going to be starring in and directing… READ MORE >

- 3344 days ago

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