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PWR BTTM at Knitting Factory
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PWR BTTM’s music returning to streaming services and stores

The band is working with veteran label exec and music manager Lisa Barbaris and attorney Jeffrey Koenig to reclaim their music. Their debut 'Ugly Cherries' is back on streaming services today.

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PWR BTTM at Baby's All Right
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PWR BTTM release new statement on sexual abuse accusations

A week after accusations of sexual abuse against Ben Hopkins went public, PWR BTTM issues a new statement. Ben says, "I understood our interactions to be fully consensual."

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PWR BTTM cancel tour

In the wake of accusations of "sexual abuse, predatory behavior, and anti-semitism" against PWR BTTM’s Ben Hopkins, they were dropped by their labels and management company, two touring members left the band, and the opening acts pulled out of their tour. Now the entire tour has been cancelled.

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PWR BTTM at Knitting Factory
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PWR BTTM’s label Polyvinyl releases statement, more shows cancelled

PWR BTTM's record label Polyvinyl issued a statement saying they will no longer be distributing the band's music after the release of 'Pageant' yesterday (5/12) and allegations of abuse by Ben Hopkins. More of the bands upcoming shows have been cancelled, as well.

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PWR BTTM at Knitting Factory
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PWR BTTM survivor discusses assault, openers drop off tour, shows cancelled

Following abuse accusations made against Ben Hopkins, openers Tancred, T-Rextasy and Nnamdi Ogbonnaya have dropped off the PWR BTTM tour. The band’s sets at Bled Fest and Hopscotch are cancelled.

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Paramore (photo by Phoenix Johnson)
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Five Notable Releases of the Week (5/12)

This week's Notable Releases include the new pop direction of Paramore's 'After Laughter,' Girlpool's full-band album 'Powerplant,' KRS-One's aggressive 'The World Is MIND,' and more.

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PWR BTTM at Knitting Factory
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PWR BTTM cancel NYC record release show following allegations

PWR BTTM's new album, 'Pageant,' comes out Friday (5/12), but the free release show they were scheduled to play at Rough Trade is now cancelled after accusations of sexual abuse were made against Ben Hopkins.

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PWR BTTM at Knitting Factory
PWR BTTM at Knitting Factory in February (more by Amanda Hatfield)
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PWR BTTM respond to sexual abuse accusations in new statement

People are accusing Ben Hopkins of the band PWR BTTM of "sexual abuse, predatory behavior, and anti-semitism." Ben and bandmate Liv Bruce have now responded in a statement.

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The Meadows 2016 - Saturday
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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for May 10, 2017

This week's show looks at the lineups of The Meadows and Hopscotch festivals.

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Hopscotch 2017
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Hopscotch 2017 lineup (Solange, Future Islands, RTJ, Brian Jonestown Massacre, more)

The annual Raleigh, NC music festival also includes Angel Olsen, Big Boi, Margo Price, Afghan Whigs, The Make-Up, Mary Timony Plays Helium, and more.

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