[Photo by: Instagram]
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.
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:
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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