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After Slamming The New “Chocolate Starfish And The Hot Dog Flavored Water” Vinyl Reissue As “Fake” & “Unofficial”, Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst Has Now Given It His Blessing (Updated)


Update: October 28th, 2022 08:05 PM:

Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst has since changed his tune regarding the forthcoming new vinyl pressing of his band’s hit 2000 album “Chocolate Starfish And The Hot Dog Flavored Water“. After initially decrying the new pressing on social media as being “fake” and “unofficial” (see the original story below), Durst has since taken to social media again to state otherwise.

The Ross he refers to below is thought to be Ross Shotland, who is the president and owner of Enjoy The Ride Records—the labeloverseeing the reissue. In addition to having founded that company, Shotland also serves as the licensing director for their releases.

Fred Durst On Instagram

Original Story:

Fred Durst, vocalist for the infamous nü-metal outfit Limp Bizkit, has come out swinging against this week’s newly announced vinyl pressing of the aforementioned band’s 6x multi-platinum 2000 album, “Chocolate Starfish And The Hot Dog Flavored Water“.

Enjoy The Ride Records officially launched the sales for that pressing today (October 28th), serving it up in two different colored vinyl variants. That pressing notably marked the album’s first time back on wax in roughly two decades.

Speaking via Instagram stories, Durst has shared screencaps of his comments directed towards the aforementioned label, decrying it as “fake” and “unofficial”, while asserting that the band’s camp are working on an official option. You can see some of what he posted below:

Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst On Instagram

Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst On Instagram

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