Hollywood Undead Frontman Gets Beat Up By His Bandmates

Fellow bandmates were not too pleased with the lead singer's quitting, and they acted out their anger by beating the crap out of him.

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Hollywood Undead members were not too pleased when the lead singer quit, and they acted out their anger by beating the crap out of him - according to allegations made in a police report.

Aron "Deuce" Erlichman was the lead singer of Hollywood Undead, a popular rap/rock band. Deuce decided to quit the band a few months ago to launch a solo career.

Since then, Deuce claims he has been a target of the former band member's anger and threats.

On May 25, Deuce performed at Angels & Kings - a Hollywood hotspot. After his gig, Deuce left the club and claims his former bandmates were "lying in wait". Singer claims when they spotted him, they jumped him and went to town - punching, kicking and stomping on him. Deuce says a friend of his was injured as well while trying to defend him.

Deuce says he was badly hurt and went to cops, alleging former bandmates Dylan "Funnyman" Alvarez and Jorel "J-Dog" Decker were the primary culprits. Deuce also told cops the two dudes had someone videotape the attack - which he believes means the attack was premeditated.

Now, former Hollywood Undead singer plans to sue - and has already hired legal pitbull Donald Karpel.

Cops are investigating. So far, no comment from FunnyMan or J-Dog.

Thanks to TMZ for the report.

104 comments sorted by best / new / date

    john_kimble
    I wish Limp Bizkit would take note, whether Douche Durst quits or not.
    tonello
    Kind of like Hollywood Undead when I'm in the mood for it. Deuce is a douche and he's a sore loser. Deal with it.
    Ibeanez
    Wow, I bet that "fight" looked like a mouse running through a *****house. A bunch of flailing and nothing getting done. And...
    Slipknot is at least somewhat talented band, whose frontman is a damn classy guy
    you have no idea what class is.
    crazysam23_Atax
    dewitt wrote: What happened to being a badass? If you go by one of his 'songs', he doesn't take shit from anybody, and he'll **** you up if you try anything. In actuality, touch him and he'll sue your ass. Also, I didn't know Hollywood Undead had a lead 'singer'. What does that makes the 6 other rappers in the band?
    Yeah, he's not a real man, as you can guess.
    powachord
    led_sevenfold wrote: "thanks tmz..." there goes what little credibility ug has
    Ug lost it a long time ago
    atticus999
    Dang. I guess that's what happens when you try to move on to actually making good music. You're crappy band beats you up because they NEED your musical ability.
    TunerAddict
    I liked their first album. Problem is that Deuce was really the only one who could sing, and he wrote most of the album. Haven't released anything good since he left.
    TheExterminator
    Kingyem0c0re wrote: Really? So what were Slipknot in the past? They were novel that were too past?
    Slipknot is a crappy band from a late 90's music trend that died out in the early-mid 2000's, and Slipknot should follow suit. They use a stupid gimmick to mask (HAEHEWEHWEH) the fact their music is brain-dead, simple, and overly angsty. They have horrible riffs (when they have riffs), they have no bass, the vocals suck, and their lyrics are moronic. They're in the EXACT same boat as Hollywood Undead. We can only hope that boat hits an iceberg and sinks.
    SmittyMan90
    They must speculate that a beat down will get them arrested and jail time would HOPEFULLY sell more albums.
    Vash_15
    Kingyem0c0re wrote: Vash_15 wrote: 1. According to HU, Deuce just didn't show up for a tour, so they "kicked him out" 2. They put a diss track against him on their last album, so clearly there is a bit of animosity 3. The whole lot of them are a novelty band who take themselves too seriously, they should all get beaten down. Apparently it's because he (Deuce), was wanting to record solo and other stuff with his 'side-group' '9Lives' & they (Hollywood Undead), didn't like this. The diss track is true, so Deuce retaliated with a diss track back, 'Story of a Snitch'. Really? So what were Slipknot in the past? They were novel that were too past?
    To be fair, Story of a Snitch came first, they quoted it in the song. And no, HU is novelty because their music is all flash and no substance, Slipknot is at least somewhat talented band, whose frontman is a damn classy guy
    Kingyem0c0re
    Vash_15 wrote: 1. According to HU, Deuce just didn't show up for a tour, so they "kicked him out" 2. They put a diss track against him on their last album, so clearly there is a bit of animosity 3. The whole lot of them are a novelty band who take themselves too seriously, they should all get beaten down.
    Apparently it's because he (Deuce), was wanting to record solo and other stuff with his 'side-group' '9Lives' & they (Hollywood Undead), didn't like this. The diss track is true, so Deuce retaliated with a diss track back, 'Story of a Snitch'. Really? So what were Slipknot in the past? They were novel that were too past?
    scrymusic
    Wow.... Should have stuck microphones up his ass because their music sounds like shit.
    Sam Rulez D00d
    Cops are investigating. So far, no comment from FunnyMan or J-Dog.
    Am I the only one that finds this hilarious?
    Romper Stomper
    BigMikeBDD wrote: You know what sucks? People that think they're so cool that they can rip on bands that they hate. I'm not a fan of either Nickelback or these guys, but hating on bands like that has become a "Hipster" thing to do. I can see you all, wearing your Tapout or Ed Hardy shirt saying "man, Nickelback sucks". Hipster posers!
    You know what sucks? People that hate on people that hate on horrible bands. you know what sucks more? People who hate on people who hate on people who hate horrible bands who hate on people.
    robo37
    Wow, couldn't be anymore of a complete gang of idiots. Just hope the dispositeheads get imprisioned.
    PsiGuy60
    Hollywood Undead is failtastic. That aside, wtf is wrong with society nowadays, that quitting a band is a reason to beat someone up?
    ZebraKid
    I can hardly believe the whole thing is true. deuce wants some ****ing attention i guess. HU is a band not to taken seriously but some of their songs are noce thou
    dead21
    TMZ Report In June 2012, Deuce falsely told celebrity news website TMZ that Hollywood Undead members J-Dog and Funny Man physically assaulted Deuce at a club and that Deuce was filing a lawsuit against them. This was later proven to be false when Hollywood Undead posted pictures and tweets revealing that every member in the band was in the studio recording vocals for their 3rd studio album and were not in jail.
    dark_rider92
    tonello wrote: Kind of like Hollywood Undead when I'm in the mood for it. Deuce is a douche and he's a sore loser. Deal with it.
    My feelings exactly.
    atticus999 wrote: Dang. I guess that's what happens when you try to move on to actually making good music. You're crappy band beats you up because they NEED your musical ability.
    I'm sorry...good music? Have you heard 10 seconds of one song from his solo album? My autistic, inbred cat has more musical talent than him, and isn't a little bitch about it, either.
    aldogia
    Hahahaha. Thats just retarded. WTF are you trying to prove by beating anyone up as a semi famous white boy rap group?? Its like Vanilla Ice trying to sell crack to seem more hardcore. Your still a douch, expet now your a douche with a criminal record.
    matt360
    my band would gladly pummel our ex-singer. he is a giant egotistically douche.
    Reddaz
    Saw these open Download Festival a couple of years ago. They were awful. I hope they all get theyre old jobs back at Burger King so I never hear of them again!
    6-String_Madman
    Sam Rulez D00d wrote: Cops are investigating. So far, no comment from FunnyMan or J-Dog. Am I the only one that finds this hilarious?
    Comment of the day!!!
    korn_dawg
    I like that the title of this article on the front page is paraphrased to "band beats up former singer" so as to get people to actually care for a second about which band it was =p
    dewitt
    MDoggDX316 wrote: dewitt wrote: What happened to being a badass? If you go by one of his 'songs', he doesn't take shit from anybody, and he'll **** you up if you try anything. In actuality, touch him and he'll sue your ass. Also, I didn't know Hollywood Undead had a lead 'singer'. What does that makes the 6 other rappers in the band? It makes no sense to assume a person is automatically like they are in their music. He got jumped, so he's suing. Not "badass" but this is reality.
    Well, I meant every single one of them and not just one or two. I agree that you shouldn't assume someone's lyrics are a direct representation of their own personality, but when 99% of your lyrics convey the same attitude, the same mentality, the same sort of 'take-no-shit' aggression, you would be forgiven if you came to the conclusion that they were, in fact, a direct representation of the writers' own characteristics. The point I was trying to make: All I've ever heard this guy talk about is violence, usually directed toward the listener or bragging about past conquests. This is the only actual violence I've ever heard of him being associated with. He was apparently not on the giving end, and it is being followed by a lawsuit -- not exactly the physically violent character he tries to portray himself as.
    motleygnr6
    I don't like or follow Hollywood Undead and/or Deuce, but I think beating up Deuce was pretty unnecessary and stupid. Like if he's out of the band and they don't like him, why would they wanted to go out of their way to try and beat him up with the risk of being arrested.
    axeldarkman420
    That's ****ed up. I don't really care what sorta band they are, but the people in Hollywood Undead now are lame if they got all mad cause their vocalist quit. Buncha pussies ya know?