Limp Bizkit fire DJ Lethal
2012-05-31 by BigBlob | 85 Comments

Limp Bizkit have parted company with their DJ Lethal. It has been rumoured that singer Fred Durst was unhappy with Lethal's alleged substance abuse problem.

Fred made a comment on twitter related to the news saying -

"Sometimes the right decision is painful, but comes from a loving place. My hope is that good people can make the right decisions. Can you?"

DJ Lethal also took to twitter in a number of short outburst -

"I’m really sorry mostly to the fans because one man is a tyrant control freak. #Napoleon !!"

"…Truth is I stood up to fred. Simple. He’s a tyrant slave driver"

http://www.dailyblam.com/news/2012/05/29/limp-bizkit-fire-dj-lethal-fred-durst-responds-to-the-longtime-bandmates-rant

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BigBlob
May 31st 2012

1449 Comments


DJ Lethal, bring it on!

Tijnmans
May 31st 2012

350 Comments


Good, now break up!

Storm In A Teacup
May 31st 2012

12688 Comments


Eminem, andcas?

Also, another question:

Is it because they're becoming too metal to have a dj?

The7thVermicide
May 31st 2012

925 Comments


Lol, Leeson of the day for DJ Lethal: If they didn't choose to make a band with the most retarded frontman ever, with an obvious lack of culture visible in the fact that he hasn't ever read a book , actually you will be a decent act instead of a fucking joke and you will be still in that decent act.

Keep rollin lethal,lol

The7thVermicide
May 31st 2012

925 Comments


Next thing that will happen: Otto will be fired in less than 1 week.

Storm In A Teacup
May 31st 2012

12688 Comments


Haha this Eminem diss is awesome.

But nah Andcas I either forgot or I never heard about it.

BigBlob
May 31st 2012

1449 Comments


If Otto goes, who the hell will take me to the Mathews Bridge?!

Apollo
May 31st 2012

10085 Comments


JOHN OTTO TAKE IT TO THE MATTHEWS BRIDGE!

wait....

Storm In A Teacup
May 31st 2012

12688 Comments


ah that's why lol. I didn't listen to rap yet at the time I wasn't allowed by my parents.

My dad didn't even approve of the Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2 soundtrack at first cuz it had I think Nas and Anthrax and some other rapping song.

PistolPete
May 31st 2012

3465 Comments


eminem diss was great 'keep rollin rollin rollin' hahaha amazing

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IndianaWarLord
May 31st 2012

310 Comments


Go on a 3 dolla bill yall tour + some hits for (my personal) nostalgia sake then breakup with whatever grace remains

BigBlob
May 31st 2012

1449 Comments


@andcas

Sorry, but im sure about a million people have made that joke before.

I just wanna fit in with my boyz!

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
May 31st 2012

9505 Comments


this is so lol.

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MO
May 31st 2012

17400 Comments


oh them tyrants

BigBlob
May 31st 2012

1449 Comments


Fred Durst getting compared to Napoleon. And if his ego wasn't big enough...

BigBlob
May 31st 2012

1449 Comments


Playback?

DatsNotDaMetulz
May 31st 2012

1540 Comments


They have a live replacement, DJ Skeletor or some shit.

Calc
May 31st 2012

10903 Comments


YOU GOTTA HAVE FAITH!!!!!

FlyntFlossy
May 31st 2012

86 Comments


Worst news I've heard all year. Limp Bizkit won't be the same now

Myles7
May 31st 2012

169 Comments


wait....

Holdin the gold it’s so gold it’s so golden y’all
The Golden Cobra


Okay!

linchpin313
May 31st 2012

813 Comments


DJ Skeletor will do just fine.

GuanoBumbershoot
May 31st 2012

1131 Comments


"JOHN OTTO TAKE IT TO THE MATTHEWS BRIDGE!

wait...."

Well, I guess there'll be no more frequenting the Matthews Bridge for Limp Bizkit.

BigBlob
May 31st 2012

1449 Comments


inb4andcas getting pissed someone else stole his joke.

GuanoBumbershoot
May 31st 2012

1131 Comments


oh shit, haha, sorry andcas. It was just too tempting

BigBlob
May 31st 2012

1449 Comments


"guano's cool. you're cool. we're all cool."

Sounds like LB lyrics.

johnnydeking29
May 31st 2012

8679 Comments


Good, now break up! [2]

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Strider
May 31st 2012

4598 Comments


Never heard this diss before, awesome

Flyboy
May 31st 2012

394 Comments


http://www.thearmpit.net/eng/2012/03/30/dj-lethal-confirms-he-and-john-otto-are-out-of-lb/

Otto and Lethal are both gone it seems

BigBlob
May 31st 2012

1449 Comments


NOOOOOO!

I dont mind seeing Lethal go as he didn't add much to the later LB apart from interludes... But Otto brings the groove.

GuanoBumbershoot
May 31st 2012

1131 Comments


I guess they really were just doing it for the nookie...and drug money.

Strider
May 31st 2012

4598 Comments


Band should just die already

tresm87
May 31st 2012

461 Comments


meh he wasn't being utilized anyway, just like all other bands getting rid of keyboardists, this is pretty much the same thing, they're just using technology to make their music

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theacademy
May 31st 2012

27703 Comments


took wes' side in the past,


this time, pretty sure fred's in the right... bummer tho, hope they reconcile

Strider
May 31st 2012

4598 Comments


No problem in using technology to make music, every rap producer or DJ does it. The problem is, they don't do it right

Duderino
May 31st 2012

827 Comments


"#Napoleon !!"

Jamatha
May 31st 2012

108 Comments


OH NOES

Sciroccu
May 31st 2012

731 Comments


they'll rearranged...

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BigBlob
May 31st 2012

1449 Comments


I heard DJ Lethal is WALKING AWAY.

bloc
May 31st 2012

34500 Comments


Bad news I guess. He was a lot more of a scratcher on the past albums, which was nice. It seemed like on Cobra he was just making interludes and stuff...

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BonRurgundy
May 31st 2012

342 Comments


No one noes what it's like to be hated, to be fated, BEHIND BLUE EYES.

FictionalFlames
May 31st 2012

1511 Comments


It seems like Fred Durst is the wigger version of Axl Rose.

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
May 31st 2012

6250 Comments


RIP

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theacademy
May 31st 2012

27703 Comments


@andcas yeah but that was so long ago... instead of just making that assumption, ill go with what i've observed over the past 5-6 years... durst isn't fucking johnny craig or austin carlile, he's looked out for the band in a big way, and he's done it very publicly. Even though people who hate limp bizkit instinctively hate fred durst the most, he's got a lot of friends across the industry... love him or hate him, he's a shrewd businessman and everything that's been awesome about LB has come from his theatrics.

Don't get me wrong, I love Lethal to death, but kicking someone out over substance abuse issues and then reading "HE'S A FUCKING TYRANT" seems like the same old song to me...

also it's hard to take what you say about this 100% seriously because of your idiotic criticisms of gold cobra and your irrational hatred for all things durst (which you're entitled to, of course... im only bringing em up so you understand how much thought is going into this reply)

breakingthefragile
May 31st 2012

2935 Comments


I think he was probably on some kind of substance when he made TWENTY-FOUR tweets about this one thing, yelling his head off about being a slave in each one. lol.

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breakingthefragile
May 31st 2012

2935 Comments


Also, it figures that as soon as they switch to a hip hop label, they loose the most hip hop-like aspect to their music instrumentally speaking.

MuhNamesTyler
May 31st 2012

3040 Comments


gettin srs

SwayzeFaced
May 31st 2012

336 Comments


I wonder if this has something to do with Fred and Tebow BBF shit. But on the other hand..... no.... no I don't.

Emim
May 31st 2012

26205 Comments


durst is a cool guy to play xbox with

Emim
May 31st 2012

26205 Comments


his mom never makes enough pizza bites tho

Emim
May 31st 2012

26205 Comments


yeah it's cool

BigBlob
May 31st 2012

1449 Comments


Glad this article's gone stupid again.

A MOTHERFUKIN' CHAINSAW!

WHAT!?

lancebramsay
May 31st 2012

1585 Comments


I heard there was pizza bites

asaf
May 31st 2012

873 Comments


such old news... doesn't anybody here check out theprp?

JeetJeet
May 31st 2012

662 Comments


Sounds like alot of "he said-she said" bullshit

oltnabrick
May 31st 2012

29282 Comments


Bout to get deadmau5 as duh new DJ. #brightfutureswag

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Ehngste
May 31st 2012

19 Comments


dj lethal liked dream theater. that's all. i feel for the guy lol.

theacademy
May 31st 2012

27703 Comments


I actually grew up with limp bizkit when they were on the rise and was the biggest fanboy of their material up to chocolate starfish.

they were my very first concert I ever attended all the way back in 2000 and I practically worshiped the ground they walked on.


so you already disliked the material they played at your very first concert but you practically worshipped the ground they walked on ?? (anger management was them touring chocolate starfish... depending on where you were geographically, it coincided with the album's release)

this is exactly what i mean... just say you got bored of them or you grew up or got into "real" music like escape the fate or whatever... don't try and impart some grand line of reasoning about why GC is inferior because its basically an updated version of their most popular shit

less important:

me (which you're entitled to, of course... )

you I'm still entitled to be disappointed and call him out about the lame behavior he’s exhibited in the past.


me ?? chill out, dude.

I called your criticisms idiotic and your hatred irrational because you never defend them when asked to. And you don't have to, really, unless you have a problem with me calling you out on it (on the internet) (in the comments section of a limp bizkit article)

You could just as easily say: this sounds bad to me, and that'd be fine, but it's really easy to see how full of shit you are when you say things like youre a fan of their old stuff, but

fred durst is like what? pushing 40 something? it's not cute anymore.


or

I highly doubt this album will thrust them back into the limelight.


and then call it a "cash grab"

i mean do you even think before you type what you type or do you just have a stash of pre-written copypasteable bullshit

Killerhit
May 31st 2012

4557 Comments


My life will never be the same without him in Limp Bizkit

Trist66
May 31st 2012

145 Comments


Oh man how are they ever going to recover? God I hope this isn't their downfall.

Killerhit
May 31st 2012

4557 Comments


Gee yeah its not like they've ever had any downfall... except being there in the first place.

Why would you even want to stay in the band where your leader is a stupid man-child who's in his 40's and still wears his hats backwards, makes jokes about how incredibly hung he is, and doesn't give a crap even if everybody listens to him only ironically? LB is a joke, and it grew unfunny about ten years ago.

But DJ is a fucking poser too

theacademy
May 31st 2012

27703 Comments


Actually, and while I think you'll agree my interpretation was understandable, I think it may have been a miscommunication between us:

biggest fanboy of their material up to chocolate starfish.


I read this as 'up to (and not including) chocolate starfish.'

so tell me when you've ever made the effort to see them live.


Anger Management Tour, 2000, same as you :D

(not copypasting it but it's the rest of what you wrote)


Firstly, this seemed a much more gratifying and honest response than ugh i love limp bizkit but fred durst is too old... ITS NOT CUTE! or whatever... I am questioning that which was a big part of my childhood only to the extent that you seem to contradict yourself in recent discussions... obviously I wasn't there (although, I WAS at the same show, so you'll understand me reading 'liked everything up to chocolate starfish' and 'worshiped them at anger management' rang a little disingenuous to me.

less important:

me You could just as easily say: this sounds bad to me, and that'd be fine...

you The new stuff sounds like ass to me so get over it.


me once again, that's cool, I'm just wondering why you feel this way (feel free to respond in the Gold Cobra thread instead of here, unless you're too mad at me... then maybe some other time)

theacademy
May 31st 2012

27703 Comments


and also under "less important":

ironically 5 some more shitty albums.


I thought you'd know by now that i've never done this, so you typing it (even if it was done in a rage) disappoints me somewhat... I wouldn't say I was butthurt before but I might be now... i thought you got me, man...

theacademy
May 31st 2012

27703 Comments


ah that second paragraph does the trick... weird i dig walking away but find it one of the more skippable tracks...

Metalstyles
Staff Reviewer
May 31st 2012

8223 Comments


weird i dig walking away but find it one of the more skippable tracks...
Bad academy!

giraffesareepic88
May 31st 2012

68 Comments


Wait, since when is this band still relevant?

purebrutality
May 31st 2012

16 Comments


DJ Skeletor playing with band (SRS)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tG-QUhajW0

The7thVermicide
May 31st 2012

925 Comments


They always were a fucking joke, even their first cd makes me laugh. But songs like Counterfeit and Take A Look Around were good and I have to give to Durst and Co. the credit.

KjSwantko
May 31st 2012

8724 Comments


Lethal won't be gettin no nookie anymore

sixdegrees
May 31st 2012

15785 Comments


noooooo....who cares.

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theacademy
May 31st 2012

27703 Comments


their best songs are all mixed, you cant generalize

1. rearranged
2. livin it up
3. trust?
4. sour
5. counterfeit
6. n2gether
7. my way
8. the truth
9. take a look around
10. Nookie or just like this or boiler. or maybe shotgun. hot dog is cool too. infest too. ...

zrosschristian
May 31st 2012

281 Comments


Now just break up.....THIS

The7thVermicide
May 31st 2012

925 Comments


Hot Dog is fucking awful, in this song he shows his low IQ because he had to count with the permission of the person that he was criticizing ( Trent Renzor ) in this song to include the track in Chocolate Starfish and hot dog flavored

theacademy
May 31st 2012

27703 Comments


holy shit nevermind BREAK STUFF is their #1 obviously

lak89
May 31st 2012

181 Comments


I used to be really into them back in the day, can't believe Lethal's out.

henryChinaski
June 1st 2012

2459 Comments


^ this

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Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
June 1st 2012

30316 Comments


Punk you'd better back up
Try and play the role and the whole crew will act up


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Emim
June 1st 2012

26205 Comments


and now i have that entire verse running through my head.

thanks, dev

BigBlob
June 1st 2012

1449 Comments


Goldin' the hold it's so hold it's so holden' y'all. Colden' Gobra.

Sciroccu
June 1st 2012

731 Comments


"their best songs are all mixed, you cant generalize

1. rearranged
2. livin it up
3. trust?
4. sour
5. counterfeit
6. n2gether
7. my way
8. the truth
9. take a look around
10. Nookie or just like this or boiler. or maybe shotgun. hot dog is cool too. infest too. ..."

great list, faith & pollution are good too in 3$ and break stuff on Significant. Sure that Shotgun must be in ur list, one of their best...


Storm In A Teacup
June 1st 2012

12688 Comments


Imagine accepting the truth

Recspecs
June 1st 2012

9811 Comments


I half expected andcas to submit this news article.

Storm In A Teacup
June 1st 2012

12688 Comments


Imagine accepting the truth that he really did but BigBlob is holding him down

Nifkin
June 2nd 2012

89 Comments


Great, now this guy can make shitty music on his own!

FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
June 2nd 2012

8963 Comments


This is bullshit DJ Lethal was the only reason to listen to Bizkit

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Storm In A Teacup
June 2nd 2012

12688 Comments


lol they played "MY Way" ten minutes ago to open up for game 4 of spurs vs. thunder



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