One of the most shocking stories of 2012 is certainly the arrest of Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins for numerous counts of child sex charges. The news of Watkins' multiple charges broke two weeks ago, and the singer finally appeared in court on Dec. 31, where he was ordered to remain in police custody until March 11.
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Following the arrest of Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins for various unfathomable charges involving children, the rock world has held its breath with an unhinged discomfort. Facing some of the most heinous charges in recent memory, Watkins now finds himself sitting in a jail cell. Now, his bandmates have offered an official statement, citing their current "state of shock."
On Dec. 19, various reputable news sources broke the news that Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins had been charged with conspiracy to allegedly engage in sexual activity with a child under the age of 13 (with some news outlets reporting the victim as a 1-year-old girl), along with the possession and distribution of "indecent images of children" and "extreme animal pornography."
Lostprophets Guitarist Talks New Album + U.S. Return
Welsh hard rockers Lostprophets sound convicted and ambitious on their latest single, 'Bring ‘Em Down,' off 2012’s 'Weapons.' The band’s fifth studio album is polished and well-crafted as a whole, and 'Bring ‘Em Down' is indicative of that vibe, while it also shows off the angry side of Lostprophets.