At the risk of inciting a riot, we feel it necessary to share that it looks as if Fred Durst has publicly pulled the plug on Limp Bizkit. This likely ranks right up there with the worst possible ways to start a Friday. Somewhere in between waking up to find a dead cat in your bathtub and not having enough pocket change to buy a small coffee at McDonald’s on your way to work.
Defying all possible logic, this news does actually come as somewhat of a surprise given the announcement we heard in February stating that Cash Money had signed the band. Birdman later proclaimed that Lil Wayne would be featured on their first single, and at the time all signs were pointing to an inevitable resurrection.
However, in a recent interview with rock magazine Kerrang!, Durst shared the following thoughts;
[S]ay in 2000, there were 35 million people who connected to this band. Twelve years later, lots of those people have moved on. We were a moment in time and it’s over.
I guess this means we’ll never get a chance to experience those 10 Things That Would Make Us Want To Hear A New Limp Bizkit Album.
UPDATE: Fred Durst has made it clear on Twitter (by RTing tweets like this) that Limp Bizkit is indeed NOT breaking up. To sum it up, Limp Bizkit’s time is over, according to Fred, but they are not calling it quits.