Neurosis has commented on the shocking public admission by co-founder Scott Kelly about his systematic abuse of his family. The band has confirmed they knew about the abuse but were asked to delay revealing the information or going public at the request of Kelly’s wife. It would appear the band is officially confirming their end. Read the statement below.
Neurosis co-founding member Scott Kelly has publicly admitted to engaging in “the emotional, financial, verbal and physical abuse” of his wife and children. He also announced he is “100% permanently retired from being a professional musician,” adding that “my sole focus for the rest of my life is on taking care of my family, allowing them safe space to heal and rebuilding their trust.” Kelly is also a member of Neurosis-related projects Tribes of Neurot, Blood and Time, his solo musical output, supergroups Shrinebuilder and Corrections House, and as a frequent guest on Mastodon albums.
According to a published reports form CBS News in Los Angeles, the case brought against embattled rockstar Marilyn Manson by ex-assistant Ashley Walters for “sexual assault, battery, and harassment” has been dismissed by a judge. According to CBS News, the case was dismissed by Los Angeles Superior Court JudgeMichael Stern on the grounds of Walters waiting too long to file the lawsuit and failing to prove why the statute of limitations should be overlooked. This develoipemnt is the latest in the saga that has carried on multiple years with many facets of investigations by the LA County Sherrifs office, allegations by over a dozen accuseers, lawsuits, counter-suits by Manson, and Manson’s former parter Evan Rachel Wood’s bombshell documentary with allegations of rape, sexual abuse, torture in her documetary – Phoenix Rising which debuted on HBO on March 15th, 2022. Continue reading →
According to a published report from The Blast,Marilyn Manson has filed a lawsuit against actress Evan Rachel Wood over allegations of rape and sexual abuse. Wood’s upcoming acclaimed documentary Phoenix Rising airs on HBO on March 15th. Wood alleged “coerced into a commercial sex act under false pretenses” while filming the 2007 music video for “Heart-Shaped Glasses” with her then-boyfriend Manson. Manson’s attorney Howard King later denied Wood’s allegations in a statement to People, claiming that the singer “did not have sex with Evan on that set, and she knows that is the truth.” In his lawsuit against Wood, Manson, whose real name is Brian Warner, accused his ex-fiancée of intentional infliction of emotional distress, defamation, computer fraud, and impersonation over the Internet. Wood has alleged abuse from Manson and more than a dozen other victims have come forward, gone on record, promting the the Los Angeles Sheriff’s office to investigate Manson and raid his home, and for his music and film career to dry up, as well his sponsors, and dropped by his film/TV agent and record label. Manson has made repeated statements denying abuse claims of his victims. UPDATED: Manson has posted a statement commented on his lawsuit.
Lingua Ignota’s music has always come with a certain duality as her first three albums cycled through the harshest Industrial textures and the most arresting Neoclassical Darkwave. However, that duality has seemingly been phased out with the release of her fourth full-length, Sinner Get Ready (Sargent House). The walls of noise are considerably subdued in comparison to past outings and the vocals are devoid of screams and distortion, leaving the songs to be primarily driven by sparse piano and organs with layers of melismatic cleans.