Dance Gavin Dance have announced that vocalist Tilian Pearson will be “stepping absent” from the band following numerous accusations of sexual misconduct that surfaced on the web in excess of the final couple times (you can go through two here and listed here). In a assertion posted to Twitter, the write-up-hardcore veterans wrote that regardless of Pearson’s indefinite hiatus from the group, they’re going to however be proceeding with the release of their forthcoming album, Jackpot Juicer, in buy to honor the legacy of their late bassist Tim Feerick, who all of a sudden died in April at the age of 34.
“The modern allegations towards Tilian are something we choose very critically, and we have been in deep discussion pertaining to the appropriate motion,” the assertion reads.
“Effective straight away, Tilian will be stepping away from the band in purchase to find specialist enable. Jon, Will, Matt and Andrew will keep on on with all at this time scheduled tours. The band will also be proceeding with the launch of Jackpot Juicer as planned. We all worked exceptionally challenging on this album, and it is also the last recorded physique of get the job done from Tim — we want to be certain we give it the complete launch interest that it deserves to honor his legacy.”
See the complete statement down below.