As long as there's been music, there have been musicians who get into trouble with the law.
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On July 15, 2017, Aaron Carter was arrested in Habersham County, Georgia for driving under the influence and possession of marijuana.
In 2002, Adam Ant was charged with threatening members of the public with an imitation firearm in a London pub. The court also ordered that he undertake rehabilitation, although he was later diagnosed with bipolar disorder (manic depression).
Anthony Kiedis of Red Hot Chili Peppers: "Pedophilic Rape "
RHCP member Anthony Kiedis has sheepishly admitted to having twice committed statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl (when he was 23), which inspired him to write the 1989 song "Catholic School Girls Rule". He never was convicted of this crime.
Act Your Age, Anthony!
On May 7, 2013, lead singer Tim Lambesis was arrested in Oceanside, California, for attempting to hire a hitman to murder his estranged wife Meggan Murphy Lambesis, and, according to the San Diego Sheriff’s Department, was charged with soliciting “an undercover detective to kill his wife.” Lambesis allegedly approached someone at a gym and asked if he knew anyone who would kill his wife. On February 25, 2014, Lambesis changed his plea from "not guilty" to "guilty" and was sentenced to six years in prison on May 16, 2014 and credited with 48 days for time served.
Danny Hates Dubstep
: "Biting a security gaurds leg"
The lead singer of Guns 'N Roses has been arrested more than 30 times. In 2006 he was arrested in Sweden after biting a security guard’s leg while being drunk. He had to pay $6000 in fines but was released after that.
A concert in St Louis ended before it even started after he caught someone with a video camera filming them he dived off of the stage and punched the man several times.
Axl eventually stormed off stage and a riot ensued which caused a lot of damga.
The fan settled for $200 and an autograph. :(
Stemming from an incident in Montreal in which Metallica singer and gutarist James Hetfield was injured in a pyrotechnics accident.
James suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns on his arms, legs, and chest after he walked straight into pyrotechnic display by accident.
Axl's show lasted about 45 minutes until he walked off stage and that's when the fans started rioting and tearing the Montreal Centre apart. Since then Guns N Roses have no longer been allowed in Montreal.
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