Murder-for-hire plotter Tim Lambesis
' bid to have his jail term reduced has been thrown out by a judge, Metal Hammer
The shamed As I Lay Dying
frontman was sentenced to six years in May after he admitted trying to pay a hitman to kill his estranged wife.
He'd attempted to argue that the year he'd spent under house arrest wearing a GPS tag should be subtracted from his final jail term as time already served.
But Judge Carlos Armour
of San Diego's North County Superior Court yesterday refused the petition, saying: "The GPS monitor was a condition of bail."
Lambesis – who blamed an addition to bodybuilding drugs for the change of character that led to his murder bid – was accompanied in court only by his defence attorney. Ex wife Meggan Murphy
's parents attended, but neither she nor the singer's former bandmates were present.Nick Hipa
, Jordan Mancino
, Phil Sgrosso
and Josh Gilbert
have formed Wovenwar
with Oh Sleeper
's Shane Blay
. Guitarist Hipa recently revealed they began work on the outfit weeks after Lambesis' arrest in May 2013.