Emo Band Moose Blood Respond to Sexual Misconduct Allegations Four Months Later

Unless you’re a regular reader of publications like Kerrang!, RockSound and Alternative Press, or fancy yourself someone who frequents the Vans’ Warped Tour over Coachella, you might be unfamiliar with English emo band Moose Blood. They’re very much a thing in that particular genre/music community, and lately, they’ve…

Canadian Rock Band Gets Pulled From Award Show After Sexual Misconduct Allegations. Will Others Follow Suit?

Canadian pop-rock band Hedley have lost their performance spot at the Juno Awards (Canada’s equivalent to the Grammys) following sexual misconduct allegations against the band. On Wednesday, the Juno Awards revealed on Twitter that both the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences—and Hedley themselves—decided…

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Organizer of the Grammys White Rose Initiative Sees No Sexual Assault Problem in the Music Industry

The music industry still isn’t ready to address sexual misconduct and violence, apparently. On Sunday, at the 2018 Grammy Awards, attendees were asked to wear a white rose in solidarity with the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements, bringing attention to the issue of sexual assault and harassment. The visual gesture was…

After Multiple Sexual Assault Accusations, Russell Simmons Promised Evidence to Prove His Innocence. Where Is It?

On December 14, the day after the New York Times published a story in which three women accused music mogul Russell Simmons of rape and various forms of sexual assault, Simmons announced on Instagram that he would publish information to “prove without any doubt that I am innocent of all rape charges.” He has yet to do…