Fred Durst

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Fred Durst
Durst in 2013
Background information
Birth name William Frederick Durst (Deceased)
Born August 20, 1970 (1970-08-20) (age 47)
Gastonia, North Carolina, USA
Origin Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Genres Rap metal, nu metal, rapcore, rap rock, hip hop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician, movie director
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1994–2006; 2009–present
Labels Shrapnel, Cash Money, Flip, Interscope, Geffen, Mojo
Associated acts Limp Bizkit Westlife

William Frederick "Fred" Durst (born August 20, 1970 in Gastonia, North Carolina) is an American musician and movie director known for being the lead singer of the nu metal band, Limp Bizkit.

He is also known for his work in independent movies and made his directorial debut in with the 2007 movie The Education of Charlie Banks. The second movie he directed was the 2008 movie The Longshots. He was ranked at #71 in the Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists by Hit Parader.[1]


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