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Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 07/11/2011

In other news: Coheed and Cambria bassist arrested; Placido Domingo Jr. denounces Scientology


Michael Todd of Coheed and Cambria in happier times, in England last year. (Neil Lupin/Redferns)
• The bassist for prog-rock group Coheed and Cambria was arrested for allegedly robbing a drugstore. Police in Attleboro, Mass., said Michael Todd, 30, told a pharmacist he had a bomb Sunday, then made off with six bottles of Oxycontin. . . before fleeing in a taxi to the nearby arena where his band was set to open for Soundgarden that night, the AP reports. (Don’t the drugs just come to you when you’re a rock star?) Todd was arrested before the show; the band went on without him.


Placido Domingo Jr., right, with his father last year. (Samuel Kubani/ AFP/GettyImages)
Placido Domingo Jr. is abandoning Scientology. The musician son of the superstar tenor and former Washington National Opera director told the Village Voice this weekend that he’s angry church officials have pushed him to cut ties from his ex-wife and their children after she began publicly criticizing the organization.

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