Calling Lead Singer Reports Being Abducted, Assaulted
Alex Band, lead singer for The Calling ("Wherever You Will Go") reported to police that he was abducted, beaten and robbed Sunday morning at around 4:30 a.m., according to Lapeer City, MI police.
Police told TMZ that Band "reported being forced into a blue colored minivan style vehicle between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. by two male subjects." The report went on to mention that he "was transported to the local hospital emergency department by another band member." Band was treated for a fractured lower spine, stitches to his chin, three broken teeth and bruises to his side and stomach.
Band denied that the incident was drug-related, saying, "I take my rehabilitation very seriously I was near death due to this unbelievable situation and the rumors are categorically false and not a hoax as reported."
The Calling recently reunited after an eight-year hiatus.