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The Top 14 Music Stories of 2014

While songs like “Shake It Off,” “All About That Bass” and more rose to the top of the charts, these are the stories we were reading to accompany them.


Tim Lambesis returned to  San Diego North County Superior Courtroom today, July 18, 2014 (Photo: Bob Weatherston)

Tim Lambesis’ Request for Jail Time Reduction Denied

Lambesis’ request for a reduction was ultimately denied by Judge Carlos Armour.


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Tim Lambesis Returns to San Diego Courtroom Next Week

Tim Lambesis, once singer for As I Lay Dying, and his attorney are expected back in court next week arguing that he deserves “custody credit” for the time he was on “house arrest,” after hiring a hitman to kill his wife.


Brian 'Head' Welch (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Korn’s Brian ‘Head’ Welch on Tim Lambesis, Convicted on Murder-for-Hire Charges: ‘Everyone Has a Certain Breaking Point’

The guitarist related a personal story that could have ended a similar way.


Tim Lambesis and defense attorney Tom Warwick (Photo: Bob Weatherston)

As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Attempting to Kill Wife

Tim Lambesis, singer for San Diego metal band As I Lay Dying, was sentenced today (May 16) to six years in prison in a San Diego Superior Courtroom for attempting to hire a hit man to kill his wife.


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Timothy Lambesis Pleads Guilty in Murder-for-Hire Plot

Timothy Peter Lambesis, singer for As I Lay Dying, plead guilty today to one felony count of soliciting another to commit the murder. The metal singer faces as much as 9 years in state prison.


Tim Lambesis in court September (Photo by Bob Weatherston for San Diego Reader)

Tim Lambesis Murder-For-Hire Trial: Testimonies Reveal the Plot

Using court transcripts and in-court appearances, we compile the murder-for-hire case against As I Lay Dying’s former frontman Tim Lambesis.


Pierce The Veil (Courtesy Fearless Records)

Pierce The Veil Shocked By Tim Lambesis Murder For Hire Plot

Vic Fuentes and Jaime Preciado were shocked about Tim Lambesis, as they have lots in common with As I Lay Dying, including San Diego roots and crew members who’ve worked for both acts.


Tim Lambeis via Facebook

As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis Gets Trial Date For Solicitation Of Murder

Currently free on $2 million bail, As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis, was back in court yesterday (June 26) to set a trial date to face murder-for-hire charges.


Tim Lambesis (ADM press photo)

Murder Plot Suspect, As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis, Working On Schwarzenegger-Inspired New Album

Being charged for allegedly hiring a hitman to kill his wife somehow has not slowed down As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis’ music career.


Tim Lambesis (As I Lay Dying)

As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis Coughed Up $160k For Bail

If Lambesis fails to appear in court when instructed, the singer would have to pay the full $2 million on top of the non-refundable 8 percent he already paid.


Tim Lambesis (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

As I Lay Dying Singer Tim Lambesis Relased From Jail

Tim Lambesis was released on bail from a San Diego County jail today. The As I Lay Dying singer was arrested in early May for allegedly hiring a hitman to kill his wife.


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As I Lay Dying’s Tim Lambesis Pleads Not Guilty To Plotting Wife’s Murder

Tim Lambesis, of Christian heavy metal band As I Lay Dying, pleaded not guilty Friday (May 10) to charges that he solicited an undercover cop to kill his wife.


As I Lay Dying (Courtesy Metal Blade Records)

Divorce Papers Reveal Obsession Of Rocker Ensnared In Murder-For-Hire Plot

Days after Tim Lambesis, from Christian heavy metal band As I Lay Dying, was arrested for allegedly attempting to hire an a man to kill his wife, incriminating divorce papers surface.