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As I Lay Dying reunited with frontman who hired hitman to kill wife

The members of metalcore rock band As I Lay Dying has announced that they have reunited with frontman Tim Lambesis that time in prison for hiring a hitman to kill his estranged wife.

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Christian metalcore band As I Lay Dying announced that they were reunited with frontman Tim Lambesis that time in prison for hiring a hitman to kill his wife in 2014.

Lambesis was sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty in 2014 to a “felony murder request charge,” the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. He served two years of his sentence and completed his parole requirements, before rejoining the band. Lambesis trying to pay a police officer who was posing as a hit man to kill his now ex-wife, Meggan Lambesis.

The singer gave a declaration in 2017 on the band’s Facebook page, and apologized for his actions.

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“I don’t feel deserves a second chance and I’m not asking for anyone to trust. The way many people feel about me makes sense, and only time will tell if my future actions line up with my repentance, something I pray for every day. In the past five years, the impact of all my actions has been extended further than a written statement can do. So, I will continue to apologize in word and in deed, move forward,” the statement read.

The band did not immediately say why the reunited with Lambesis but posted in a statement on its Facebook page on Monday that the answer to some questions from this week.

“It is difficult to encapsulate all of the topics that we want to address in a written statement. We understand there are many questions and we plan to tackle them this week,” the statement read.

The band released its first new song in six years and announced a show scheduled for June 16. However, many fans were not happy with Lambesis’ back to the band, NME reported.

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“Just a friendly reminder that Tim Labesis went to prison for hiring a hitman to kill his wife. Thanks to let me know what you think of As I Lay Dying’s new song, so I can’t follow,” a social media user tweeted.

Just a friendly reminder that Tim Lambesis went to prison for hiring a hitman to kill his wife. Thanks to let me know what you think of As I Lay Dying’s new song, so I can’t follow.

— SamPura (@SamPura) 7 June 2018

“I can’t believe As I Lay Dying released a new song, and that people just ignore that Tim had tried to have a hit out on his wife,” another person tweeted.

I can’t believe As I Lay Dying released a new song, and that people just ignore that Tim had tried to have a hit out on his wife.

— goodwill Amber Rose (@xBruisedPeachx) June 9, 2018

“As long As I Lay Dying fan, I really don’t know how to think about this new song. I mean, I love him and it is everything that AILD sound, but after all, I can really help? What do you all think?” another person wrote.

As long As I Lay Dying fan, I really don’t know how to think about this new song. I mean, I LOVE him and everything that AILD sound, but after all, I can really help? What do you all think?

— Tristan Pratt (@themetaltris) 7 June 2018

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