Fred Durst

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Fred Durst
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Durst in 2013
Background information
Birth nameWilliam Frederick Durst
Born (1970-08-20) August 20, 1970 (age 50)
Gastonia, North Carolina, USA
OriginJacksonville, Florida, USA
GenresRap metal, nu metal, rapcore, rap rock, hip hop
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician, movie director
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1994–2006; 2009–present
LabelsShrapnel, Cash Money, Flip, Interscope, Geffen, Mojo
Associated actsLimp Bizkit Westlife

William Frederick "Fred" Durst (born August 20, 1970 in Gastonia, North Carolina) is an American singer 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]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Hit Parader's Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time". Hit Parader. Retrieved 2013-04-15. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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