Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Tour Dates/Tix | Feeds

Ex-QOTSA's Nick Oliveri Avoids Jail For SWAT Standoff

08/06/2012
.
(TMZ) Former Queens of the Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri just dodged a major bullet after his 4-hour standoff with a S.W.A.T. team last year -- cutting a MAJOR deal with prosecutors that will keep him out of jail.

Oliveri's lawyer tells TMZ, "Mr. Oliveri agreed to plead to one count of possession of cocaine and a dismissal of the remaining SIX felony counts."

If you recall ... Oliveri was arrested last July in L.A. after a fight with his GF resulted in a S.W.A.T. standoff. Cops eventually searched his home, and claim they found a loaded shotgun along with cocaine and methamphetamines.

The musician had faced up to 15 YEARS in the slammer for the combined charges -- but under the deal, he'll only get 3 years felony probation. Oliveri also agreed to 52 weeks of anger management and 200 hours of community service.

A judge signed off on the deal today, claiming if Oliveri stayed clean during the length of his probation, he'd expunge the entire case from Oliveri's record. Not bad. more on this story

TMZ submitted this story.
Copyright TMZ - Excerpted here with permission.

Queens of the Stone Age Tour Dates/Tickets

Queens of the Stone Age CDs, DVDs and MP3s

Queens of the Stone Age T-shirts and Posters

Queens of the Stone Age CDs, vinyl and rarities

Share this article on Twitter



Share this article


antiMUSIC News featured on RockNews.info and Yahoo News

.


...end




.
News Reports
.
Day in Rock:
Bon Jovi Reunion Door Opened By Ice Bucket Challenge?- Superjoint Ritual Reuniting- Ace Frehley Reacts To Gene Simmons Controversy- Roger Waters: The Wall Live Film- more

Day in Pop Coldplay, Katy Perry and Rihanna Super Bowl Halftime Pay To Play?- Brad Paisley Leaks New Song To Outer Space- Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga Release New Duet- more

B-Sides: Foo Fighters Reenact 'Carrie' for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge- Steven Tyler Premieres Song From Sin City Film Soundtrack- Nickelback Release Edge Of A Revolution- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

.
 
Reviews
.

Get To Know... 21Octayne

AUG - Be Careful What You Wish For...

Hot In The City: Best Dog Award- Consider Me Dead- Mallevs

Prong - Ruining Lives

On The Record: The Steady As She Goes - Dangerous & Dead

Rob Decoup - Pain

James Brown - Get On Up Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Echo And The Bunnymen Live

Peter Gabriel - Back to Front

Marco Minnemann - Eeps

Lollapalooza 2014: Day Three

Lollapalooza 2014: Day Two

Lollapalooza 2014: Day One

God Macabre - The Winterlong

Powerman 5000 - Builders of the Future

Metallica's 'Ride the Lightning' Turns 30

Annihilator - Feast Box Set


.
.
.

Search for Tickets

Or Browse For Tickets

.
.
Today's Rock News
.

Bon Jovi Reunion Door Opened By Ice Bucket Challenge?

Superjoint Ritual Reuniting

Ace Frehley Reacts To Gene Simmons Controversy

Roger Waters: The Wall Live Tour Film Coming

Gregg Allman Biopic Producer Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter Charges

U2 2014 Album Release Speculation Intensifies

Johnny Winter's Collaboration With Ben Harper Released

Aerosmith's Joe Perry Launching Book Signing Tour

Peter Frampton Addresses Phone-Throwing Incident

Coheed And Cambria Reveal Secrets of Silent Earth Reissue Details

Dave Lombardo Rejuvenated By Philm

Bush Offering Fans Perks For Pre-Ordering New Album

Danko Jones Streaming Live Album

Kate Bush Asks Fans Not To Spoil Comeback Shows With Cameras

Motley Crue Frontman Amazed They Are Still Alive

Prog Supergroup Flying Colors Release Mask Machine Video

Trioscapes Release Digital Dream Sequence Video

Hellyeah Had Something To Prove With Blood For Blood

Royal Blood Streaming Debut Album

Magnum Announce Winter Tour


Subscribe to Day in Rock Report by Email

.
.
Today's Pop News
.

Coldplay, Katy Perry and Rihanna Super Bowl Halftime Pay To Play?

Brad Paisley Leaks New Song To Outer Space

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga Release New Duet

Leonard Cohen Announces New Album and Reveals New Song

Bow Wow Cast As A Hacker In CSI: Cyber

Puff Daddy and Guy Gerber's House Album Streaming

The New Pornographers Streaming New Album 'Brill Bruisers'

Blake Shelton Releases New Single 'Neon Light'

Ariana Grande Loves Making Music With Big Sean

Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift Fragrances Tank

Kendrick Lamar Took All Of Flying Lotus' Beats?

Sam Smith Thinks Tinder Is Ruining Romance

Jennifer Hudson Reveals 'Dangerous' New Track

Lil Mama Takes On Lil Wayne's Krazy

Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Avicii Among World's Highest Paid DJs

Pharrell's Grammy Hat Headed To The Newseum

Haim Go Jerry Springer With A$AP Ferg For 'My Song 5 Video

Johnny Cash's Childhood Home Open To The Public

.
.
Latest B-Sides News
.


Foo Fighters Reenact 'Carrie' for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Steven Tyler Premieres Song From Sin City Film Soundtrack

Nickelback Release Edge Of A Revolution Lyric Video

Slash Previews New Song 30 Years To Life

KISS Release Video Invite For Las Vegas Residency

Elvis Costello, Jim James, Marcus Mumford Reveal Bob Dylan Cover

Korn Release Hater Video

Yellowcard Premiere New Song One Bedroom

The Offspring Look Back At 'Come Out and Play' and 'Self-Esteem'

Taylor Swift's 1989: An Odd Year for Pop Music

Amplifier Go 8-Bit With Magic Carpet

Singled Out: VHF's Whispers of the Soul

More News

.
 
anti Worthy Links
.
The Screen Door A Journal of Musical Things Lloyd Zeffler blog Demolish Mag Nightwatcher's House of Rock CJ Chilvers Deja Voodoo The 1st Five thecopycat.biz Hard Rock Memorabilia Day in Rock @twitter

.
  .
.

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!
Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!



 

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2014 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.