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As I Lay Dying Singer Tim Lambesis Sentenced To Six Years In Prison

5/17/2014 7:31am EDT
Tim Lambesis
As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis was sentenced to serve six years in prison after pleading guilty of conspiring to kill his ex-wife Meggan.

Lambesis was sentenced during a hearing in San Diego Superior Court on Friday after pleading guilty to hiring an undercover cop $1,000 to carry out the murder for him. The singer even gave the undercover officer the security code to his ex-wife's front door.

Lambesis has been under house arrest since February, when he entered his guilty plea, and was convicted of solicitation to commit murder and conspiracy to commit a crime for trying to kill Meg...

As I Lay Dying Singer Tim Lambesis Pleads Guilty In Plot To Kill Wife

2/26/2014 12:00pm EST
As I Lay Dying Singer Tim Lambesis Pleads Guilty In Plot To Kill
The frontman of the metalcore band As I Lay Dying has pleaded guilty to solicitation of murder charges in a plot to kill his estranged wife, Meggan. Tim Lambesis, who initially denied any wrongdoing, entered the plea at a Vista courthouse in California on Tuesday.

Police arrested Lambesis, 32, in May after he had a meeting with a sheriff's deputy, who posed as a hit man. The singer offered the undercover officer $1,000 to kill his wife. Lambesis gave the officer his wife's address as well as the security code to her front door.

Lambesis was charged with one count of solicitation to commit...

As I Lay Dying Singer Posts $2 Million Bail

5/31/2013 6:33pm EDT
As I Lay Dying's Tim Lambesis
Tim Lambesis, the lead singer of As I lay Dying, has posted his $2 million bail and left the San Diego, California jail holding him.

Lambesis was charged with solicitation to commit murder and conspiracy to commit a crime after he allegedly hired a hitman to kill his estranged wife. That hitman was actually an undercover officer.

The deputy alleges the singer gave him $1,000, the address to his wife's home, and the keycode to her front door.

Lambesis has plead not guilty, and his lawyer has claimed that his thought process at the time was "devastatingly affected by his steroid use." The ...

As I Lay Dying Frontman Tim Lambesis Pleads Not Guilty In Murder-For-Hire Scheme

5/10/2013 1:46pm EDT
Tim Lambesis
As I Lay Dying singer Tim Lambesis has pleaded not guilty to charges he tried to hire a hitman to kill his estranged wife. Police arrested the Christian rocker in Oceanside, Calif., on Tuesday after reportedly soliciting help from an undercover detective.

Officials charged Lambesis with one count of solicitation to commit murder and one count of conspiracy to commit a crime. He was booked in the Vista Detention Facility.
San Diego County Superior Court Judge Martin Staven set bail at $3 million on Thursday. Lambesis is required to wear a GPS monitor and stay away from his wife and their ...

As I Lay Dying Singer Tim Lambesis Arrested In Plot To Murder Wife

5/8/2013 1:58pm EDT
Tim Lambesis
Tim Lambesis, lead singer for the heavy metal band As I Lay Dying was arrested at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon and charged with Solicitation of Another to Commit Murder and kill his estranged wife.

The singer was taken into custody by police in Oceanside, Calif., while shopping and taken to the Encinitas police station and booked into the Vista Detention Facility, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

Detectives found out about his plot via a tip last week and initiated an investigation, setting up an undercover officer to pose as a would-be murder-for-hire killer. Lam...

2010: The Year That Was – Best Of

12/19/2010 1:13pm EST
2010 Best Of
Though 2010 saw a number of good releases from bands all across the musical spectrum, but in the end, it boiled down to a two horse race essentially between the Deftones and their career-defining masterpiece Diamond Eyes and Filter’s career-saving, comeback opus the Trouble with Angels. Both have their strong points, and while neither have many weak points, Diamond Eyes takes the cake. Though the Deftones slot in as Getexposedmusic’s 2010 Album of the Year with Diamond Eyes, keep in mind that Filter and the Trouble with Angels isn’t far behind.

So, sit back, relax and enjoy, he said employ...

As I Lay Dying - 'The Powerless Rise'

5/31/2010 3:40pm EDT
AILD - The Powerless Rise
File Under: Standard Bearing Metal

As I Lay Dying – “The Powerless Rise” (Metal Blade): “The Powerless Rise” is a brutally stunning affair, a record that is truly as powerful as it is abrasive, and throughout it As I Lay Dying never fail to bring their unique epic feel to the table. Each song sounds somehow bigger than the last, something the band has actually become quite adept at over the years. As expected with an stay consistent and at the top of their game, among the highest echelon of heavy bands in the scene today. (

Grade: A+

Go Download: ‘Parallels’

Shadows Fall Garners Grammy Nom For 'Best Metal Performance'

12/10/2007 9:00pm EST
Shadows Fall
Atlantic recording artist Shadows Fall has received a Grammy nomination for Best Metal Performance for the song "Redemption" off their critically acclaimed label debut, Threads Of Life.

Clearly a leader in their genre, this marks the band's second Grammy nomination in the category, following their nod at the 2006 awards for "What Drives The Weak" off of their Century Media release, The War Within.

Shadows Fall frontman Brian Fair said the following, "We walked off stage in Milan Italy last night after a killer set on the Black Crusade tour and my phone started buzzing. After cr...

'The Best of Taste of Chaos' to be Released January 24

1/19/2006 7:00pm EST
Matchbook Romance
In conjunction with the kick-off of this year's Taste of Chaos Tour, WARCON Enterprises has announced a January 24th release date for The Best of the Taste of Chaos, a two-disc compilation that features an onslaught of music from the biggest and best bands in the punk/metal scene.

Being hailed as the most definitive post-hardcore collection to ever be assembled, The Best of the Taste of Chaos includes 36 songs comprising unreleased tracks, rare outtakes and special songs from such heavy hitters as Story of the Year, The Deftones, The Used, Killswitch Engage and more.

The perfect...

Taste of Chaos Tour Dates & Full Lineup Announced

12/1/2005 4:24pm EST
After 37 packed dates across the USA and Canada last Winter, followed by an equally successful international run which hit Europe, Australia and Japan, The Taste of Chaos tour is back with another onslaught of Winter shows in the USA and Canada, featuring a who's-who of young, loud, aggressive bands. Kevin Lyman, the brainchild behind the Vans Warped Tour, has once again created a model for more-bang-for-your-buck. Lyman says, "Our goal is to give fans a six hour arena show with a multimedia experience of live music and activities for under $30 bucks."

The tour is scheduled to hit 46 ...

Deftones, Atreyu Headline Taste of Chaos Tour 2006

11/29/2005 5:17pm EST
The tour that started in the U.S. and Canada, and more recently finished up a successful stint in Australia is heading back to the states! The tour exhibits the "harder, edgier" bands featured on the Vans Warped Tour on a tour of their own. Contrary to the summer shows of the Warped Tour, the Taste of Chaos Tour will run through the winter months, bringing fans an amazing lineup of bands playing their favorite music. The tour will feature bands that will vary from city-to-city, and confirmed acts include Thrice, Deftones, Atreyu, Story of the Year, As I Lay Dying, Dredg, Silverstein, The...