Fred Durst: “Limp Bizkit Is Over” | Music News

Despite taking residence under Lil Wayne and Birdman‘s Cash Money roof back in February, and prepping a comeback single with a guest verse from Weezy, it looks like Limp Bizkit are calling it a day.

In a recent interview with Kerrang! the band’s frontman Fred Durst accredited the changing and fickle tastes of modern America (ironic considering they signed to the same label as two of pop’s biggest names, Nicki Minaj and Drake) and a lack of relevancy as the main reasons behind the decision.

“We don’t play back home. We’ve boycotted America for many years now. I don’t know, I just don’t wanna go out like that,” he said. “We did a few radio shows in 2010 for a friend and that was it. We haven’t properly toured America since 2006.

“The reason? We just don’t know what’s going on in America. It’s all about the new catchy thing and that’s always changing. America is driven by record sales. It’s the home of corporations. We’re just Limp Bizkit, so we don’t know how to do anything but Limp Bizkit.”

He later admitted, “But here’s the deal: say 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.”

Despite putting out the relatively acclaimed Gold Cobra LP, which spawned nostalgic Nu Metal anthems like “Bring It Back”, “Get a Life” and “Gold Cobra”, last year, it was unlikely that Limp Bikzit would ever match the mainstream popularity they experienced in the late ’90s and early ’00s. Especially not on Cash Money.

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