Silly - PWR BTTM - Pageant
Label: Big Scary Monsters - none • Format: Cassette Album, Limited Edition, Special Edition clear with gold glitter • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Glam, Garage Rock, Punk
Their second studio album, Pageantwas released in to critical acclaim. Pageant ' s release was preceded by sexual abuse allegations against Ben Hopkins, which led to the duo being dropped by both Polyvinyl and Big Scary Monsters.
It remains unclear if the band has definitively ended or is taking a hiatus. Bruce and Hopkins Found It (Alberto Sola Mix) - Belfie Und Toche* - Found It several months working together and developing their skills as a pair before playing their first show and releasing their first demo, Cinderella Beauty Shop Bruce and Hopkins both felt the name suited the group as a label of empowerment.
Pwr Bttm's debut album, Ugly Cherrieswas released on September 18, Although the Facebook group was private, a screenshot of the post was captured and shared widely via FacebookTwitterand Reddit.
In light of these allegations, several bands that were initially scheduled to join Pwr Bttm on their summer tour in support of Pageant pulled out of their shows. Nnamdi Ogbonnaya expressed in a Facebook post that he could not comfortably continue touring with Pwr Bttm.
T-Rextasy, who were set to perform with Pwr Bttm in July, expressed on Twitter their regret that these allegations were not a shock to them, having been previously warned by a fan who claimed to had been nonconsensually approached by Hopkins but asked not to have their experience shared; although apprehensive of damaging their professional relationships by pulling out of the show with no official reason, they later publicly regretted their initial decision to play and announced their cancellation.
RatboysIji, and Tancred also removed themselves from the tour. One day before the release of their second studio album, Pageantthe band officially addressed the allegations in a Facebook post on May Touring member Cameron West also cited Bruce's supposed prior knowledge of the allegations as one of his reasons Pipas De Marte - Jëkoff - El Paso leaving.
On Silly - PWR BTTM - Pageant 13, Polyvinyl Records responded to the allegations by stating they would no longer be selling or distributing Pwr Bttm's music or merchandise. On Blue Monday - Fats Domino - The Best Of Fats Domino 14, at least 15 North American venues had either removed event pages or specifically announced their cancellations in statements following the allegations.
On May 17, their music was removed from Spotify as well. On May 18, the band released statements denying the sexual assault claims against Hopkins.
After receiving backlash for posting, the band deleted the tweet entirely. The duo cited R. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American punk duo. Punk rock garage punk indie rock queercore. Retrieved January 21, Archived from the original on November 9, Retrieved December 25, Paper Publishing Company. Village Voice. Retrieved January 22, Fusion Media Network. Retrieved May 13, Retrieved May 16, Retrieved May 18, Retrieved August 15, The Skinny.
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