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Pontypridd, Wales (1997 – 2013)

Lostprophets were an band formed in Pontypridd, Wales in 1997. It was founded by current vocalist Ian Watkins and guitarist Mike Lewis. Initially, Watkins played drums for the band, although its success only began when he transferred over to lead vocals. They have released several demos, none of which have been produced commercially, five studio albums, and fourteen singles. Their fifth studio album is titled Weapons, released on the 2nd of April 2012.

The first of these albums, The Fake Sound Of Progress, was originally recorded for the meager sum of £6000 and intended as a glorified demo, but after catching the ears of several major labels, the band re-recorded and re-released the album on a much wider scale through Columbia Records. This resulted in a backlash against the band that was exacerbated by the four-year gap between their first and second albums. When the second album, Start Something, was finally released, the band achieved even greater success, entering the UK album chart at number five, and earning the band international popularity, most notably in the United States. Their third album entitled Liberation Transmission was released on the 26th of June 2006 in the UK and entered the UK album chart at number one.

In April 2007 Lostprophets began the Final Transmission - the last round of touring of their current album with Aiden and Taking Back Sunday as the confirmed support.


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  • JamesPhillips70

    even if you consider Ian a psycho, nothing takes away from the fact he's a cool, good looking and talented psycho, also legitmately gay as i saw pic of him sucking a naked male, more worringly the body looked under developed, i was pretty shocked to find that picture ... gay men are more likely to be pedos than straight men, also look at Dahvie Vanity although his case is not confirmed, lotsof ppl spread rumour about him having intercourse with under age girls .... but i digress, Us fans still listen for "them" (Lostprophets) as a whole band and bypass the celebrity-culture gossip/rumours/scandal B.S the moral of this story - music matters, not people.

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  • Sirqum

    It's fucking european hypocrisy. Where is your favorite "toleration" now?

    Yesterday 5:06pm Reply
  • Mikkons

    Best pedophilecore band.

    21 Dec 3:13pm Reply
  • jeanalisson2006

    @JamesPhillips70 I agree with your point, but sexuality (being straight, bi, homo, etc.) and gender identity (being trans, cis, etc.) are not "lifestyle choices", these are actually innate traits. Still, pedophilia is not a sexual orientation, this one is even out of the "spectrum" and is considered a psychiatric disorder.

    19 Dec 3:56pm Reply
  • skinnydrifter

    came here for a good hearty laugh, and was NOT disappointed

    14 Dec 4:42pm Reply
  • Sylvanas


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  • MMichallis

    26 Nov 5:26pm Reply
  • koholintisland

    I was the baby.

    25 Nov 9:38am Reply
  • happydrug

    @Lewiswontdie95 lol, they won't come to fucking Brazil. The vocalist got 35years for being a pedo.

    25 Nov 5:55am Reply
  • Lewiswontdie95

    Come to Brazil

    24 Nov 8:26pm Reply
  • GuyFromAshes

    Ахуенная группа,но то, что вокалист сделал это конечно пиздец

    20 Nov 7:15pm Reply
  • ghosquito

    great guy :3

    19 Nov 7:47pm Reply
  • FastWheels

    Baby, baby, baby, oooohhhhh

    18 Nov 4:27am Reply
  • LCDnewOrder


    14 Nov 8:09am Reply
  • JamesPhillips70

    spineshank155 +1 :)

    8 Nov 12:07am Reply
  • spineshank155

    Actually James that's what i meant, i should have worded that differently but i agree that it's environmental conditions that makes a person do what they do, like a person stealing because they want something they can't afford or have. It was still Ians decision, but he might have done things differently had his life been different. There are some conditions that people are born a certain way such as being overweight, parents might have had an unhealthy lifestyle but again that's part of the environment. Society has these things out of control because they only deal with the consequences after it happens. War, poverty, crime, hate, greed, evil, pollution, ect are all preventable but our leaders tend to look the other way but it's all part of the environment that society lacks the knowledge and logic to get on the right track.

    4 Nov 4:41pm Reply
  • Dusk2099

    holy shit

    2 Nov 1:23am Reply
  • JamesPhillips70

    pedo's arn't "born" that way, don't even get me started.. people need to learn the fundamental difference between "born" with characteristics and Inheriting through the environment in which the latter comes most things, you're NOT born a smoker, a druggie, fat, gay/bi/les/trans with piercings or tattoos or long hair, with long nails, with makeup, with botox etc etc they are lifestyle choices, you ARE born with a free, blank canvas for a mind in which will be filled with whatever the people and way of life is around you... you ARE born with things that are not in your control ie colour of skin, colour of eyes, type of face, shape of head etc etc etc, In the case of Watkins he "became" a pedophile through meth, fame and abuse of status, remember it was the mothers coming to HIM it was young girls going to HIM he just sat back and said ok choices are concious desicions i'm not being a "racist" or "bigot" as some tool might want to point out, im being a realist, knowing is half the battle

    1 Nov 11:50pm Reply
  • Bas_VIII

    Still love their music. Still love Adolf ... [4]

    30 Oct 8:47pm Reply
  • DesunotoK

    infant annihilator... if you know what I mean... I'm refering to the deathcore band.

    28 Oct 5:47pm Reply
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