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Crystal Castles shows cancelled after abuse allegations surface

Ethan Kath has denied Glass' accusations

  • Sydney Megan Jow
  • 25 October 2017

Yesterday Alice Glass of Crystal Castles published extremely troubling accounts of physical, psychological and sexual abuse by her former bandmate Ethan Kath.

Following the news, which seemed to explain Glass' departure from the group in 2014, a number of Crystal Castles shows have been cancelled across North America.

Performances spanning through November in California, Washington, Oregon, Illinois, parts of Canada and more have been dropped from venue schedules.

The allegations against Kath, which included rape, verbal and physical abuse and threatening against her wishes to leave Crystal Castles, has caused an uproar in the music community.

Ethan Kath has denied the accusations in Glass' statement, responding that "her story is pure fiction" and "there are many witnesses who can and will confirm I was never abusive to Alice".

See the full list of current cancelled shows below.

10/24 Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
10/25 San Diego, CA @ The Observatory
11/02 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
11/03 Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre
11/04 Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
11/08 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
11/09 Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre
11/10 Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall
11/11 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
11/14 Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
11/15 Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
11/16 Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
11/17 Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall

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