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Ex-Hellyeah/Nothingface Bassist Suing Country Singer John Rich

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Jerry Montano, the former bassist of Nothingface, Hellyeah, and Danzig is to sue country singer John Rich after the two had an altercation at a hotel recently. Montano claims that Rich became violent and belligerent over a girl, which led to the incident between the two. Montano claims he is suing for an undisclosed amount relating to cuts, permanent scarring, scrapes, swelling and bruising to his lips, jaw, face, teeth and nose. The bassist had apparently previously been warned of Rich's behaviour when drunk.

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1. btbamfav20 writes:

lol and they say that metal makes people violent... haha

Now listening to: Last Remaining Light - Sylosis

# Nov 12, 2008 @ 9:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Jenny writes:

"The bassist had apparently previously been warned of Rich's behavior when drunk. " Ouch.
I agree that John Rich is a jerk for hitting Jerry in the face with a beer bottle. I just wished that the fight could have been over something a little more interesting than a female; ah well, John was drunk.

# Nov 12, 2008 @ 9:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. jayballer14 writes:

sounds like he got his a$$ beat

# Nov 12, 2008 @ 11:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. BrianSD writes:

isn't Montano the one who got in fights with other bands? he can't stay in a band, no wonder he's suing he needs the money

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 2:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. XWigglesX writes:

Yeah you take what you deserve and move on. If he got flogged then he should just deal with it. Not sue.
"Metal guy gets arse kicked by a Redneck", that should be the headline!
Lololol

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 2:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Jomama writes:

Yes BrianSD, he is. He was kicked out of Hellyeah for being belligerant while drunk and threatening to shoot someone like Dime. He's a total d***head and what goes around comes around. It's total B.S that he's suing! Get over it, you got your a$$ kicked and you deserve it.

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 9:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Blindgreed1 writes:

I actually saw the pictures of his a$$ beating. Rich hit him in the face with a bottle and split him open pretty good. Motano is an a$$ who simply can't hold his liquor. This is not his first a$$ kicking and i'm sure it wont be his last. What a loser.

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 11:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. bully writes:

hellyeah, he can't fight.

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 2:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Bruno Hockalugie writes:

If this Montano guy had any credibility remaining, it just left the building.
Whoever this Rich guy is, he sounds pretty cool.

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 3:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Blindgreed1 writes:

Bruno: Lol... I think we all owe Rich a beer to replace the one he smashed over Montano's face.

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 3:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Bruno Hockalugie writes:

Blind Greed- Hell Yeah! LOL Montano probably gave Rich a Coors Light.
"I don't drink that yellow mountain run-off you p***y!" (bottle to the face)

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 3:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Blindgreed1 writes:

Bruno: I think it was actually over a chick, which is funny because Mantano is a closet gay. He probably got jealous when Rich didn't return his advances. :-) I'm pretty sure that Rich is he smallest guy in his line up. I know who he is because I went to NASCAR last weekend. lol.

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 4:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Bruno Hockalugie writes:

The fight probably started when Montano said, "No girls allowed!"
I have to admit I was almost expecting you to change your avatar to a picture of Jeff Gordon or Charleton Heston. Glad to see they did not get to you bro, LOL!

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 4:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Blindgreed1 writes:

Bruno: Lol... Chuck Heston is cool, but Jeff Gordon? Shucks y'all. He don't even have no accent.

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 5:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Bruno Hockalugie writes:

Blind Greed- LOL- True, True. He ain't no good ol' boy.

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 5:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Blindgreed1 writes:

Bruno: Naw sir. He aint at all. Seriously... It was that bad dude. Learn from my mistake. Just say no.

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 6:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. BrunoHockalugie writes:

If I had been offered the package that they gave you I would probably would have accepted it as well.

Nascar was cool way back when the racers would have a beer with the fans after the race, but like so many other things in America the sport was taken over by the corporate image.

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 6:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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