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Last night, members of Dead Cross were temporarily placed in police custody. Dave Lombardo uploaded a photo to Instagram today following the arrests with the caption: “This is happening and it’s not good."

The image shows Justin Pearson (Retox/The Locust) and Michael Crain (Retox, Festival of Dead Deer) in handcuffs.

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At present, Dead Cross members have been advised by legal counsel not to provide further comment on the incident, reports a press release from the band. 

More information is expected to be made available from authorities following arraignment.

See Lombardo’s Instagram update below:


This is happening and it's not good. #jesuspolice #deadcross #criminals

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According to the press release, the band, who just released their debut album and are on tour in support of the record, had their gear searched and were restrained during the inspection.

The tour will continue as planned. Check out the band's upcoming dates below.

The SoCal hardcore band features Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer/Suicidal Tendencies), Mike Patton (Faith No More/Tomahawk), Pearson and Crain.


August 16  Austin, TX  Emo’s

August 18  Tucson, AZ  The Rialto Theatre *

August 19  San Diego, CA  The Observatory North Park

August 21  Los Angeles, CA  El Rey Theatre

August 23  Berkeley, CA  The UC Theatre

August 25  Vancouver, BC  Vogue Theatre

August 26  Seattle, WA  The Showbox

August 27  Portland  Wonder Ballroom

August 29  Sacramento, CA  Ace of Spades

September 8  Baltimore, MD  Baltimore Soundstage

September 10  Philadelphia, PA  Union Transfer

September 11  Boston, MA  Royale

September 12  New York, NY  Gramercy Theatre

September 13  Brooklyn, NY  Warsaw

September 15  Detroit, MI  St. Andrew’s Hall

September 16  Chicago, IL  Riot Fest *

September 17  Milwaukee, WI  Turner Hall Ballroom

September 19  Minneapolis, MN  First Avenue

September 20  Lawrence, KS  Liberty Hall

September 23  Denver, CO  Ogden Theatre

* - Secret Chiefs 3 do not perform

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