Monday, August 19, 2013

Hollywood Life: ‘The Calling’ Singer Alex Band Survives Violent Abduction & Beating

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Aug 19th 2013, 12:53, by Eleanore Hutch

Lead singer of rock band ‘The Calling’ was allegedly abducted on August 18 in Michigan, where he was beaten to a pulp and then dumped on a train track. How horrifying.

Alex Band from the band The Calling is currently recovering from an alleged extremely violent attack. The singer was walking through Lapeer, Michigan when he was snatched and taken into a van, where he was savagely beaten. He was later found on some train tracks by his band mates.

Alex Band Attacked

Alex, 32, was abducted on August 18 while taking a stroll down a street in Michigan, when he was beaten severely and then dumped on nearby train tracks, reports TMZ. The police are currently investigating the situation.

Alex and his band mates were in the city for a music festival, and at 4am in the morning he decided to walk from his hotel to a nearby mini mart. A van allegedly pulled up and he was grabbed right off the street, and he was then beaten. The abductors then dumped the badly beaten rocker on some nearby train tracks.

Later than morning, one of his band mates noticed that Alex was missing, and he assembled a search party. The singer was discovered a short time later. He survived the incident, but his current condition is unknown.

Law officials are currently investigating the situation.

This is truly terrifying. Our thoughts are with Alex, and we wish him a speedy recovery.

The Calling are best known for their 2001 hit “Wherever You Will Go.”

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– Eleanore Hutch

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