Crazy Town Frontman Shifty Shellshock Dies Suddenly at 49

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Crazy Town Frontman Shifty Shellshock Dies Suddenly at 49

The singer of the Nu-Metal rap rock band Crazy Town, Shifty Shellshock, has died unexpectedly at the age of 49.

Shellshock, whose real name was Seth Binzer, was found dead at his home on Monday, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s website.

The cause of death has not been disclosed.

Fans reacted to Shellshock’s death in the comments section on his pinned Instagram post from April 28.

“I am absolutely devastated,” one person wrote.

“Seth, man. RIP my brother,” another comment read.

“Rest in power, Shifty. Addiction is f–ked up. I was really hoping sobriety was going to turn things around for you,” a different person said.

A fourth comment read, “RIP. I hope you have finally found some peace.”

Shellshock formed Crazy Town with co-founder Bret Mazur in 1992 before adding members Rust Epique, James Bradley Jr. (aka JBJ), Doug Miller, Adam Goldstein (aka DJ AM), and Antonio Lorenzo “Trouble” Valli.

Crazy Town’s debut album, “The Gift of Game,” released in November 1999, saw the band reach new heights of success and opened for the Red Hot Chili Peppers on tour shortly after.

In October 2000, Crazy Town released “Butterfly” as the third single from “The Gift of Game,” which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for two non-consecutive weeks.

The band’s second album, “Darkhorse” (2002), failed to garner the same success and subsequently broke up.

In 2004, Shellshock released his first solo album, “Happy Love Sick,” which found moderate success in Europe.

In 2012, the singer was arrested for battery and cocaine possession.

In 2022, the rapper was arrested for a DUI in Los Angeles.

He got another DUI in Myrtle Beach in April 2023, TMZ reported.

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