False Announces Breakup After Sexual Assault Allegations Against a Member

False has announced their immediate break up following the news they were hit with that a member of their band is the subject of sexual assault allegations, reportedly said to be Jimmy Claypool, according to commenters on their Facebook page, under their announcement post. This is disappointing since False has been one of the greatest USBM bands, during their existence. The statement made it clear that neither the other members of the ban nor their label Gilead Media, were involved or aware of the allegations. We’ll continue to follow this story as it unfolds.  Continue reading

Otep – Kult 45

It’s no surprise given the current political landscape of the world, that our artists, musicians, and other creators are going to be the greatest champions for the people. It’s clear that the systems we have propped ourselves up on for decades such as government, schools, the church, brutal corporations and other institutions have failed us terribly. So, of course, Otep Shamaya and OTEP come back now with a new album to basically put everyone sucking the love out of this world on blast. Hitting ’em where it hurts verbally and bringing the heavy, Kult 45 (Napalm) is just the antidote if you’ve lost your faith about the future. Continue reading

Listen To A New Amanda Palmer Song, Featuring Jasmine Power And SevenSuns

Prolific punk cabaret artist and activist Amanda Palmer released a new song, a duet with Jazz/folk artist Jasmine Power, ‘Mr. Weinstein Will See You Now’. The track takes a direct swing at Harvey Weinstein, and really all abusers and predators come to light during the #MeToo movement. They are backed on the track by Sketch & Dodds on piano and by Earl Maneein and Jennifer Devore of SevenSuns. 100% of the proceeds go directly to Time Is Up. Continue reading