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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 2574 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. insertBCSinglePlayer(1233395379);The pair, apparently friends, had dinner at Mr. Chow last night. While waiting for their cars, Paxton was… READ MORE >

- 2575 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?!… READ MORE >

- 2598 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 >

- 2806 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 >

- 2872 days ago
Stars Come Out For Thirsty Thursdays

Stars Come Out
For Thirsty Thursdays

TMZ cameras and our very own Josh hit the streets of Hollywood on Thursday night to bring you another exciting edition of Star Catcher.We started our day at the Ivy, where we ran into the… READ MORE >

- 2939 days ago
Packed House at Hyde

Packed House
At Hyde

TMZ's cameras were outside the packed club Hyde in Hollywood on Wednesday night where it was a star studded event.We spotted one of TMZ's favorites, Rachel Bilson, who was seen going into the… READ MORE >

- 3003 days ago

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