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Photog recalls tour experience with BOTDF’s Dahvie Vanity on Chris Hansen
Photog recalls tour experience with BOTDF’s Dahvie Vanity on Chris Hansen
Chris Hansen continued his investigation into Blood On The Dance Floor leader Dahvie Vanity‘s sexual assault allegations last night (May 26) with Kristin Gonzales and Bryce Hall. The To Catch A Predator host has currently spoken with Jeffree Star, Ash Costello and Nikki Misery of New Year's Day, Megan Hood, Elizabeth Faaborg and Huffington Post reporter Jesselyn Cook. All of which described their
Katy Perry “Thinking Of You” co-star calls assault claim a “smear job”
Katy Perry “Thinking Of You” co-star calls assault claim a “smear job”
Over the weekend, model Josh Kloss accused Katy Perry of sexual assault after they worked together on “Teenage Dream.” Now, another one of Perry’s music video co-stars is speaking out in her defense. Anderson Davis, who starred in Perry’s “Thinking Of You” video in 2008, has released a lengthy statement recounting his own experiences with the singer. Read more: CHVRCHES vocalist resp...
Set It Off release statement following allegations against member
Set It Off release statement following allegations against member
Set It Off have released a statement following assault allegations against a member of the band. You can read SIO's full statement below. Read more: YouTuber Austin Jones sentenced to 10 years for child pornography Earlier today the band took to Twitter to release a short statement in regards to the matter, which the band is treating with “utmost seriousness.” They als...
Blood On The Dance Floor vocalist accused of sexual assault by 21 women
Blood On The Dance Floor vocalist accused of sexual assault by 21 women
In a large exposé published by the Huffington Post earlier today, Blood On The Dance Floor vocalist Dahvie Vanity (aka Jesus David Torres) has been accused of sexual assault by even more women. Back in December, a total of 12 women, some who had also spoken to MetalSucks, came forward in a separate piece published by the Huffington Post. Howev...
Tiny Moving Parts vocalist issues apology following sexual assault allegation
Tiny Moving Parts vocalist issues apology following sexual assault allegation
Tiny Moving Parts vocalist Dylan Mattheisen has issued an apology following an anonymous sexual assault allegation made against him just over a week ago. Mattheisen released a statement apologizing for his actions and announcing that proceeds from Tiny Moving Parts' upcoming tour would be donated to charities...
Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx apologizes for sexual assault story in band’s memoir
Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx apologizes for sexual assault story in band’s memoir
Nikki Sixx has recently apologized for a graphic sexual assault story that was published in Mötley Crüe’s memoir the Dirt, which was published back in 2001. Written by the band and author Neil Strauss, the story in question refers to a night at a party, where he and drummer Tommy Lee engaged in sexual activity that may have not been completely consensual. However, accord...
Ryan Adams’ guitarist, former tour manager weigh in on abuse allegations
Ryan Adams’ guitarist, former tour manager weigh in on abuse allegations
Following abuse allegations made by multiple women, Ryan Adams’ guitarist Todd Wisenbaker and former tour manager Thomas Goodman have taken to their own social media platforms to weigh in on the situation. According to BrooklynVegan, both Goodman and Wisenbaker have shown their support to the women alleging abuse from Adams. Re...
Former KISS guitarist accuses Gene Simmons of groping his wife
Former KISS guitarist accuses Gene Simmons of groping his wife
Ace Frehley—KISS' lead guitarist from their classic 1973–1982 lineup—has fired back on Facebook against fellow band co-founder Gene Simmons, the former member accusing Simmons of groping his wife while alleging that the KISS bassist and businessman slandered him to industry associates for years, as reported by USA Today and Variety. The Facebook mi...
KISS’ Gene Simmons is being sued for sexual battery
KISS’ Gene Simmons is being sued for sexual battery
KISS co-vocalist and eclectic entrepreneur Gene Simmons is being sued for sexual battery by a woman who claims he groped her while she was working in the kitchen at one of his restaurants, as uncovered in documents by The Blast. The existence of the new lawsuit—in which a woman identified only as Jane Doe is seeking unspecified damages from Simmons after the incident that reportedly occurred back
Creation Festival founder gets 18 years for child molestation
Creation Festival founder gets 18 years for child molestation
The pastor behind the long-running Creation Festival, often billed as the nation's "largest Christian music festival," has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after pleading guilty to child molestation, as reported by the Courier-Post. Read more: 3 Doors Down bassist facing more prison time Harry Thomas, the 74-year-old co-founder of Creation Festival, received the sentence for sexually
Sorority Noise drop from the Wonder Years tour following rape allegation
Sorority Noise drop from the Wonder Years tour following rape allegation
Sorority Noise have announced that they will be dropping from the remainder of the Wonder Years' tour following a rape allegation made against frontman Cam Boucher. "We are no longer playing tonight's show in London with the Wonder Years and will be removing ourselves from the remainder of the tour," the band shared in a statement. Read ... Read More ...
The Gospel Youth part ways with Sam Little following sexual misconduct allegations
The Gospel Youth part ways with Sam Little following sexual misconduct allegations
The Gospel Youth have released a statement following allegations of sexual misconduct against vocalist Sam Little.  Read more: Knocked Loose remove Stone from upcoming tour following sexual misconduct allegations On March 19, a Tumblr post surfaced containing screenshots between the Gospel Youth's vocalist Sam Little and the victim last year. The victim, who has ch ...
Black metal band break up amid sexual assault accusations
Black metal band break up amid sexual assault accusations
Black metal band Young And In The Way have disbanded following multiple accusations of sexual assault. The band have issued a statement, saying that no member of their band was responsible for this crime. "Let us be very clear—our response to this accusation is not an attempt to discredit the victim, we believe her, we’re sorry this happened to her, and we support her. But it was ... Read Mor

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