Former Anthrax Singer Dan Nelson Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Two Elderly Men

According to MetalSucks, Dan Nelson has pleaded guilty to assaulting two elderly men. This news comes after the ex-Anthrax vocalist was arrested following an incident at the Aloft Hotel in New York City on August 31, 2019.

The victims, 74-year-old James Paolino and 73-year-old Philip Falcone, were at Nelson’s concert supporting their friend who was playing drums for the singer. At the time, Paolino said the vocalist appeared very intoxicated onstage.

After the show, Paolino and Falcone were in an elevator with Nelson and the singer allegedly attacked them after Paolino told him: “You had a rough night.” Paolino told Daily News the following:

“He started kicking me and punching me in the head. These were real MMA kicks. He knocked me down. I’m on the floor bleeding. He broke my glasses and I knew the next kicks were coming for my head. I’m helpless.”

Falcone added:

“I’m still shaking. It was very traumatizing. He knocked my hearing aids out. This guy is an animal.”

Nelson turned himself in at the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights, Queens, on September 11, 2019. He then appeared in court on January 17, 2020 where he pleaded guilty to one count of second degree assault for injuring a victim aged 65 or older and one count of assault of recklessly causing physical injury. He is expected to be sentenced on April 3.

Former Anthrax Singer Dan Nelson Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Two Elderly Men

According to Daily News, Dan Nelson was arrested on felony assault and harassment charges. The ex-Anthrax singer allegedly assaulted two senior citizens following a show at the Aloft Hotel in New York City on August 31.

The alleged victims, 74-year-old James Paolino and 73-year-old Philip Falcone, were at the concert supporting their friend, who was playing drums for Nelson. According Paolino, the vocalist appeared very intoxicated onstage.

After the show, Paolino and Falcone were in an elevator with Nelson and the singer allegedly attacked them after Paolino told him: “You had a rough night.” Paolino told Daily News the following:

“He started kicking me and punching me in the head. These were real MMA kicks. He knocked me down. I’m on the floor bleeding. He broke my glasses and I knew the next kicks were coming for my head. I’m helpless.”

Falcone added:

“I’m still shaking. It was very traumatizing. He knocked my hearing aids out. This guy is an animal.”

The incident reportedly ended after another person in the elevator attacked Nelson to make him to stop. Nelson is now expected to appear in court on October 11. However, his lawyer Marc Isaac is denying the allegations:

“I’ve seen the video, and what they’re saying is not correct. I can tell you that there was no bloody altercation. That’s completely false.”

Rammstein’s Till Lindemann Accused Of Assaulting Man At German Hotel

Rammstein’s Till Lindemann has been accused of assaulting a 54-year-old man at a hotel bar. The altercation occurred at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich, Germany on June 8 and it reportedly started after the man insulted Lindemann’s female companion. According to Bild, the man told the woman “I would pay double for you,” essentially implying she was prostitute. This angered Lindemann, who decided to confront the man. The man then clenched his fists and tried to get Lindemann to fight him outside. The vocalist responded by hitting him in the face with his elbow, leaving him with a bloody nose and possibly a broken jaw. Police are currently investigating the incident.

Amen’s Casey Chaos Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Woman At His Home

According to TMZ, Karim Chmielinski, aka Amen frontman Casey Chaos, could be facing a felony charge for domestic violence. The singer was arrested on June 4 following a violent altercation between him and a woman at his San Fernando Valley area home. When police arrived at the house, they found the woman with a bloodied face, but she ended up refusing medical aid. It is unknown what the relationship between Chmielinski and the alleged victim is, but he claimed she is not his girlfriend. The vocalist was released on a $50,000 bond and his attorney Elon Berk had the following to say about the situation:

“It’s clear that these accusations against Casey are absolutely false. The house where the alleged incident occurred was full of witnesses who have all given statements to police and are willing to testify in court as to the falsity of these accusations.”

Cannibal Corpse’s Pat O’Brien Seems To Have Been Hallucinating At The Time Of His Burglary

10 News WTSP have shared a new report with more details regarding the December 10 arrest of Cannibal Corpse’s Pat O’Brien. As previously reported, the guitarist was arrested near his Northdale, Florida home for burglary and aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer.

The 53-year-old broke into a Northdale home at around 6:57 PM while two people were inside. After the musician was told to leave, he pushed down a woman and ran into the backyard. One of the residents told ABC Action News that O’Brien seemed to be hallucinating and that he was speaking of “the rapture.” He also claimed “someone was after him” and even tried to hide in the closet.

Authorities found O’Brien hiding near a fence and they used an electronic control device to disarm him after he ran towards a deputy with a knife.

O’Brien‘s Northdale home was also on fire at the time of the incident. Hillsborough County firefighters say their was military-style flamethrowers and exploding ammunition inside the house, making it harder to put out. In fact, there was so many firearms that ATF agents and a bomb squad were both sent to the scene. The guitarist was apparently trying to get away from his burning house when responders arrived. He was arrested less than .5 miles away.

Neighbors say O’Brien was an “avid gun collector” and that he did not appear to show signs of odd behavior prior to the incident.

O’Brien made his first court appearance yesterday (December 11) and a judge said he must undergo drug testing before being allowed to be released on a $50,000 bond. The musician wore an anti-suicide vest in court with his hands and feet restrained.

Cannibal Corpse’s Pat O’Brien Appears In Court Wearing Anti-Suicide Vest

As previously reported, Cannibal Corpse guitarist Pat O’Brien was arrested for burglary and aggravated assault on an officer as his Northdale, Florida home was burning with exploding ammunition inside. Now, the musician has made his first court appearance, where a judge said he must undergo drug testing before being allowed to be released on a $50,000 bond. Interestingly, O’Brien was wearing an anti-suicide vest in court with his hands and feet restrained. WFLA News shared the below video report:

Cannibal Corpse’s Pat O’Brien Arrested For Burglary & Assault As Ammo Explodes Inside His Burning Home

UPDATE: O’Brien has now made an appearance in court.

Original Story:

Last night (December 10), Cannibal Corpse guitarist Pat O’Brien was arrested near his Northdale, Florida home for burglary and aggravated assault on an officer.

According to abcactionnews.com, the 53-year-old reportedly broke into a Northdale home at around 6:57 PM while two people were inside. After the musician was told to leave, he pushed down one of the victims and ran into the backyard. Authorities found O’Brien hiding near a fence and they used an electronic control device to disarm him after he ran towards a deputy with a knife.

Oddly, O’Brien‘s Northdale home was also on fire at the time of the incident. Hillsborough County firefighters say their was military-style flamethrowers and exploding ammunition inside the house, making it harder to put out. The guitarist was apparently trying to get away from his burning house when responders arrived. He was arrested less than .5 miles away.

This news comes just one day after Cannibal Corpse announced a North American tour with Slayer.