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Tripp Eisen To Serve One Year Sentence For Sex With a Minor

RollingStone.com is reporting that former STATIC-X and DOPE guitarist Tripp Eisen has pled guilty to having oral sex with a minor and will serve one year in California State prison on that charge.

On June 24 Eisen accepted a plea bargain in California for "having oral sex with a person younger than fourteen years old and more than ten years younger than him," stemming from a February arrest, according to Orange County Superior Court manager Gai Spickard. A date for his incarceration has yet to be set. At the time of his arrest, the guitarist posted $100,000 bail and fled the state — only to be discovered when arrested for another sex-related offense, in New Jersey, just two weeks later.

On October 7, Eisen, born Tod Rex Salvador, will face another series of sex-related charges when arraigned before a trial judge in New Jersey. A local woman claimed that her fourteen-year-old daughter had sex with Eisen, who was posing as his own impersonator, leading to the guitarist's indictment by a grand jury in June on charges of kidnapping, sexual assault, enticing a minor and endangering the welfare of a child.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. theresshitonthewalls writes:

One year? Why do I get the feeling that if anyone not semi-famous had done it they'd be facing a good decade of cornholing in the slammer minimum. Either way, hope Tripp remembers to pack some lube. Skinny white boy like that, he'll be belle of the pen.

# Sep 29, 2005 @ 12:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. kornfan writes:

One YEAR??? WTF??? HES DONE IT MORE THAN ONCE PEOPLE!!!! God, what the hell is wrong with our judicial system!!!???

# Sep 29, 2005 @ 12:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. RememberMetal? writes:

Christ....even being a minor celebrity can save your ass....heh literally, well almost.....

I take satisfaction in knowing that in one year he'll probably been beaten and raped within an inch of his life, convicts dont have much love for the child molesting types (as some were victims themselves) so he's in for the worst 12 months of his existance...

Even if he gets out for good behavior after 8-10 months he'll be roughed up and hopefully scared away from sh** like this, though that is rare.....Plus he has no future in anything from this point forward with a criminal charge like this.....While he should have gotten 3-10 years I'm content knowing that his life is forever jacked up by this.

# Sep 29, 2005 @ 2:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. stim writes:

u forgot he was murderdolls guitarist.....

dam i thought they might put 2getha another album after the wednesday tour :(

# Sep 29, 2005 @ 3:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Rape Jesus writes:

actually, sex crimes don't usually have very long sentences in the US, whether you are famous or not. my brother went to prison for 5 years for selling acid, and he was in with all kinds of rapists and woman beaters, who usually had 1 to 2 year sentences. Eisen probably won't be in a maximum security prison, which is where all the raping and beating stuff goes on. The prison system has different levels to help keep the prisoners in line, cause if you get caught doing something bad (like rape or assault) you go to a worse prison. When you get to max there is no worse and most of those people are never getting out anyways, so they don't care about what they do so much as it's not like you can send someone to prison for more than life.

# Sep 29, 2005 @ 11:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Pantallica writes:

...Good guitarist, BAD habbits man! Children are OFF limits I didn't realize he was so confused

# Sep 29, 2005 @ 12:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Symbolic writes:

Its quite funny really, a band that pretends to have sex with dead people on an album wont want a dude who had sex with a minor in their band haha, seriously the sooner this murderdolls, wednesday 13 'ghoul' bullsh** fad stuff ends the better, this is an example of how f***ing fake it is.

# Sep 29, 2005 @ 12:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. gummybearn16 writes:

f***ing little sluts!!!!! probably provocted him. But then maybe once year will teach him not to give in to little sh**s. men are so easyally sadduced. think with your brains not your p***s. but then eisen pritty deranged up there.

# Sep 29, 2005 @ 1:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Rulin Kmadd writes:

He's still facing charges in New Jersey. And he will get a shank in new jersey
for sure.

# Sep 29, 2005 @ 8:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Jonathan Valdes writes:

he deserves more time but in the end the way i see it, a 13 year old girl knows exactly what she is doing.....

# Sep 29, 2005 @ 10:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. metalldzppln writes:

forget tripp eisen man, i saw them last month and their new guy was awesome

# Sep 29, 2005 @ 10:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. iamhell_69 writes:

Ok..first off, yeah Tripp is done, no band in their right mind would want him touring with them, that's just bad publicity! Second, Static-X doesn't have a "NEW " guy, they got their original guitarist back, and yes! He fuc king rulz!!

# Sep 30, 2005 @ 1:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Akir writes:

To be honest i hope tripp gets back into Static-X because he is great for that band, unlike their original/current guitarist, who looks as though he is having the time of his life while playing btw (<;- sarcasm). But still Tripp got what he deserved and the minor, well they could say no

# Oct 3, 2005 @ 11:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Dee writes:

I personally think that any girl that age knows what she is doing and that tripp made some bad decisions...yet he is an amazing guitarist so I hope that he doesnt get a higher sentence (highly unlikely i know) but still...there are bands out there that would definitely take him back. The people he was in bands with (aside from dope) were all close friends of his and being friends means that you're not going to give a sh** about publicity and that bullcrap. And koichi really does look miserable in Static-x...they basically had to beg him to come back and fill in...I think that he'll drop out sooner or later anyways.
peace.

# Oct 6, 2005 @ 6:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. static fan writes:

Tripp eisen..get back out and play maaaan. i need to see ur signature guitar swing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GO STATIC-X

# Oct 6, 2005 @ 2:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Symbolic writes:

There is nothing signiture about it, a lot of people do it.

# Oct 6, 2005 @ 2:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. woman hater writes:

Personally, I think Tripp was a dumbass, but he shouldn't be punished for what happened. Everyone knows that a lot of girls are little sluts and like to say that they slept with a rock star. Also, twelve year old girls today can look like they're twenty. So maybe she lied about her age. At any rate, I don't believe that Tripp is a child molester. A girl that age knows exactly what she is doing. If anything, she probably enticed him! I believe he is just a typical dumbass guy who likes young women. Tripp is dumb, but not that kind of criminal.

# Oct 7, 2005 @ 5:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. shadowzone writes:

well what if the girl just did it for the money? lied about her age and cried wolf.

# Oct 9, 2005 @ 12:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Damien Plague writes:

Tripp is an awesome guitarist who made a bad choice of f***ing around with a minor, who most likely wanted to get f***ed by a rock star. I'm a 15 year old male, and i say when I was 13 I knew what I was doing. This goes to prove that little girls can be big f***ing sluts. Beside that The Murderdolls would definatly take Tripp back because of their friendship. And he deserves to be back with those guys, he was much better there then in Static-X, which he was great in.

# Oct 10, 2005 @ 1:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. death to kerrang mag + him writes:

f*** off

# Oct 11, 2005 @ 7:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. none of your businees writes:

this is my opinion,do not disrespect it and i will not disrespect yours,I think the girl lied about it,she should be publicly humiliated on national tv for lying,about any of it even her age,and tripp should be cleared of all charges,cuz sh** happens,so get over it.

# Oct 11, 2005 @ 4:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. evil j writes:

first off id like to say i think tripp made a bad move we all make bad moves we are only human. yeah hes going to get a bad rep for this. i agree with some of u all on saying yeah the girl knew what she was doing. now other bands might take him back, but i dont think static-x will, because it was wayne who through him out. murderdolls will probaly take him back because most of thoses guys are close friends of his. and no band would take him then i would be glad to have him in my band. lol wont happen but i can dream cant i?

# Oct 12, 2005 @ 2:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. MoaKley writes:

Man, no p***y is worth that much time in the slammer...

# Oct 14, 2005 @ 9:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Teenage Zombie writes:

Yup, the girl knew what she was doing. She probably did look twenty or so, there are girls in my school that look way older than they are. I have mistaken a 15 year old girl for like 19 before... i know it was a mistake. Eisen was a dumbass, got caught doing something stupid. I really hope he gets back with wednesday 13, and the rest of the gang. Im not too huge into static x but i like them as well.

# Oct 15, 2005 @ 1:15 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. dope_rabba_666 writes:

yeah, i agree with the fact it was a dumbass mistake and time in the slammer will either show him his mistakes or kill him.

# Oct 15, 2005 @ 6:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Krista writes:

I heard that the 14 year old girl told tripp she was 18, so therefore he had sex with her. Considering he could get a lot of chicks, i dont see why he would go for a young one anyays but hey if thats what he likes. I still love this man despite what people say about him. And about all you people saying Tripp is in Murderdolls..Incorrect!...Tripp is from Static-x. He was from murderdolls prior to being in Static-x. Therefore, saying Wednesday 13 is Bullsh*t is idiotic. Murderdolls did not kick Tripp out of their band, Static-x did. Its sad how poorly informed most of you are.Murderdolls got the new and awesome guitarist Acey Slade..However, according to Joey they will not be doing anymore albums.

# Oct 18, 2005 @ 5:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. No More Empathy writes:

Tripp was and still is awsome, i don't get why he would do it, but then at the age of 13 you should know about sex. Either that or California is messed up in the school system. I think Tripp did it and every thing. But why? theres got to be something that I missed. what is her story? But if Tripp keeps doing this, he's gonna have no future with any other band. He needs some action by some nice legal chick. Who is older than 18. TRIPP is awsome. That chick was a whore and just wanted to f*** a celebrity. Who doesn't? She must have liked him they said they both liked impersonating him tell me she didn't think about boning the man she impersenated or liked alot. Hmmmm ......... lets think people.
For now Salvador is Enslaved in the prison system. The court should review this case.

# Oct 20, 2005 @ 9:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Kaudio writes:

The man was a genius with a guitar, but he messed up. Everyone does, it happens, but I wish he had thought first. No chick under 18 should be f***ing ANYONE, rock star or not. She screwed up worse than him, she just isn't famous. No chance of a good news story if you blame HER. As for the guitarist they have now, he was great in W-deathtrip, but he's not up to Tripp's standards. In closing, Static-X kicks ass.

# Oct 22, 2005 @ 6:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. derranged mammal writes:

Tripp really made the wrong move no doubt, I personally think that one year in jail isn't going to cure him 100% though. I'm not saying lock him up longer, but it's obvious that he needs to get some help. I also think the girl did know what she was doing, think about it, your 13, horny, and standing right beside a rock star, What do you do? WHAT DO YOU DO?! Tripp is still a kick a$$ guitarist, he has alot of talent, I'd hate to see that go to waste.

# Oct 25, 2005 @ 4:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. derranged mammal writes:

Tripp really made the wrong move no doubt, I personally think that one year in jail isn't going to cure him 100% though. I'm not saying lock him up longer, but it's obvious that he needs to get some help. I also think the girl did know what she was doing, think about it, your 13, horny, and standing right beside a rock star, What do you do? WHAT DO YOU DO?! Tripp is still a kick a$$ guitarist, he has alot of talent, I'd hate to see that go to waste.

# Oct 25, 2005 @ 4:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Shaved dog writes:

I am a derranged monkey. O.K here is my point.I like monkeys and tripp he's cool so leave him alone.

# Oct 25, 2005 @ 4:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. DefiantSadist writes:

Ok my turn.. so far I've seen many 'she knew what she was doing' and 'she shouldn't be having sex with anyone at her age anyways' arguements.. but how many of you didn't have sex until you were 18? Yeah he was a ok guitarist but he did do it, so he does the time and he'll think twice about it before he does it again. I don't think any less of him because he just wanted some p***y.. nothing more.

# Oct 25, 2005 @ 6:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. ADD writes:

f*** that little dumb slut and f*** Tripp too. Both of those idiots knew what the f*** they were doin. She was just a stupid little girl who liked Static-X and thought it b cool to f*** the guitarist, and he was just a f***in fag who wanted to get his d*** wet. He's got money, cant he get a grown women for f***s sake. f*** em both, they deserve what they got

# Oct 26, 2005 @ 7:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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