NewsNovember 12, 2007 6:25 PM ET8,871 views

3 Inches Of Blood fires drummer

According to Classic Rock magazine, 3 Inches Of Blood has ousted drummer Alexei Rodriguez in the wake of an apparent altercation with Saxon drummer Nigel Glockler over the weekend. Classic Rock has posted the following apology from the band: "Dear Nigel and Saxon, On behalf of all the members of 3 Inches Of Blood we would like to express the utmost regret and sincere apology regarding the actions of our drummer, Alexei Rodriguez, that occurred in Minehead in the early hours of November 10. In no way were Alexei's actions a reflection of our band. Needless to say we were completely shocked and horrified to learn about these events and are grateful that Saxon was still able to perform. We have complete respect for Saxon as a band and as individuals and would never want anyone's livelihood as a musician to be jeopardised for any reason. Alexei's behaviour was appalling and completely unacceptable and it is our decision to immediately remove him from the band. We would like to attempt to repair the damage that has been caused and hope that you will not think of 3 Inches Of Blood as a band that habitually acts in such inappropriate ways. Thank you for taking the time to read this and continuing to make great music. Sincerely, Cam Pipes, Justin Hagberg, Shane Clark, Nick Cates and Jamie Hooper"


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johnny_swindles 11/12/2007 3:26:41 PM

first post.

xdrinkfightfuckx 11/12/2007 3:26:52 PM

Saxon > 3 inches of blood

zachshallperish 11/12/2007 3:27:11 PM

Saxon is gay

al_czervik 11/12/2007 3:27:32 PM

friggin mexicans

Hulk_Hogan12 11/12/2007 3:36:59 PM

not shocked.anyone shocked?

BigPun 11/12/2007 3:41:48 PM

lol @ fires

xturtlex 11/12/2007 3:44:11 PM

what the fck did he do?

kenwregget 11/12/2007 3:48:11 PM


kenwregget 11/12/2007 3:50:55 PM

p.s. way to stand by the drummer who has bent over backwards for your shit Priest cover band.

jim_dangle 11/12/2007 3:53:21 PM

whew good thing they explained what happened

snes 11/12/2007 3:54:46 PM

he was also in woj, and got himself kicked out of that band too

kenwregget 11/12/2007 3:56:48 PM

snes 11/12/2007 3:54:46 PM he was also in woj, and got himself kicked out of that band too .. yes but that was a blessing. HE SHOULD REFORM CATHARSIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

snes 11/12/2007 3:57:23 PM

no, dingledine should reform catharsis, and keep that douchebag far, far away from it

I_put_the_fun_in_funeral 11/12/2007 4:01:18 PM

*does donald trump hand gesture*

Forever_True 11/12/2007 4:07:32 PM

Dingleberry is a gay and Catharsis is better off dead and buried. Bunch of PC fruits. In regards to this 3 Inches of Blood crap, what a bunch of spineless douchebag ass-kissers

Biff_Webster 11/12/2007 4:18:50 PM

Are they honestly sucking the dcks of Saxon? It's not like frickin Saxon has any kind of metal cred (cue some 30 year old in a Motorhead vest telling me I don't know shit)

snes 11/12/2007 4:26:53 PM

anyone who has known alexei for more than 10 minutes knows his inheret set of problems

truthsayer 11/12/2007 5:01:12 PM

Forever_True = Chubby Fresh? You be the judge...

hussle 11/12/2007 5:01:32 PM

dude what the fck happend? i hope it involves maces and bludgeoning...

jimbo 11/12/2007 5:17:18 PM

truthsayer 11/12/2007 5:01:12 PM "Forever_True = Chubby Fresh? You be the judge..." I was about to make a similar joke, you win. take note that he loes chokehold though, 'him no can read lyrics.'

kenwregget 11/12/2007 5:27:23 PM

Doesn't change the fact that he's an amazing drummer, and needs to be back in business asap.

snes 11/12/2007 5:42:07 PM

it would figure that gluck would back this guy

likeatonabricks 11/12/2007 5:45:27 PM

lol, this dude was a good drummer. I really want to know what happened.

xslick_mcfavoritex 11/12/2007 6:26:05 PM

Nice PR move ladies.

corebore 11/12/2007 6:52:31 PM

BigPun 11/12/2007 3:41:48 PM lol @ fires

piecemaker 11/12/2007 6:57:56 PM

he really revamped the rhythm section on the last one, quit kicking people out gayg0tz

FATPIPE_MCPICKLEDICK 11/12/2007 8:05:02 PM

That drummer was the biggest piece of shit ever. With that in mind Dear Alexei, I know you read this boards ... fck YOU! I stink palmed your drum triggers years ago btw.

xvegeedgex 11/12/2007 8:23:36 PM


rocksteady 11/12/2007 8:48:34 PM

detailz plz

xnotsoedgex 11/12/2007 10:34:38 PM

how corporate of them...gays the lot of 'em

duluth_corsage 11/12/2007 10:38:49 PM

Who gives a steamy turd about these dorks

MrRufflove 11/12/2007 11:50:50 PM

Both of these bands are gay. Especially Saxon. How long are they really gonna suck. And I agree with Biff_Webster. Good stuff

bloodbath 11/13/2007 12:54:45 AM

fck this shit and fck the haters. alexei is a good dude, and saxon's drummer probably deserved worse.

theblackhole 11/13/2007 2:25:33 AM

he fcking smashed a bottle of jack daniels over the dudes head and choked him with his whitey tightys. seriously WTF?

Selvin 11/13/2007 2:41:20 AM

I love it when members of crappy bands fight each other.

Brett_ 11/13/2007 7:12:55 AM

What did ole' A-Rod do, seriously? Ha, A-rod, A-ROD. Do you see what I did? With the thing, and the...

Dave2112 11/13/2007 10:38:36 AM

30 Year olds in Motorhead vest? You must be a pre-teen because Motorhead is the 40s generation gay.

feastondeadgirls 11/13/2007 1:45:47 PM

pssy move by gay band

probablyyomomma 11/13/2007 2:20:31 PM

thunderdome, only way to solve it.

hussle 11/13/2007 5:16:01 PM

i seriously still want to know what the fck he did, and it better be good

xsaladxtosserx 11/26/2007 11:58:06 AM

Heard he was going to play drums for Hawthorne Heights while their drummer moves to guitar.

xNihilistx 12/26/2007 10:49:04 PM

the dude is an jerk...not surprised. besides, walls of jericho is better now with dustin from premonitions. 3 inches of cheese. haha a-rod, with the thing, and the...

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