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PWR BTTM face backlash after returning to Twitter for first time since sexual assault allegations

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PWR BTTM have faced a backlash after returning to social media for the first time since the sexual assault allegations levelled at band member Ben Hopkins earlier this year. Back in May, just days before the release of their second album 'Pageant', guitarist and singer Ben Hopkins was accused of several cases of "historic sexual assault" - with it claimed that Hopkins...

PWR BTTM sign new management deal to re-release music

PWR BTTM - SXSW
In an attempt to take back control of their music, PWR BTTM have signed a new management deal in a bid to re-release their debut album. Last month just days before the release of their second album 'Pageant', guitarist and singer Ben Hopkins was accused of several cases of 'historic sexual assault' - with it claimed that Hopkins was 'a...

PWR BTTM ‘strongly contest’ sexual assault allegations in latest statement

New York duo PWR BTTM have issued their latest statement in response to sexual assault allegations made against band member Ben Hopkins. The 'queer punk' duo released an initial statement responding to allegations of historical sexual assault last week after Hopkins was described by one social media user as a “known sexual predator” and was alleged to have made “unwanted advances on minors”. A Jezebel article was later...

PWR BTTM’s music removed from iTunes following sexual assault allegations

PWR BTTM
PWR BTTM's music has been removed from iTunes and Apple Music following sexual assault allegations made against band member Ben Hopkins. The New York punk duo have already been dropped by their label Polyvinyl in the wake of the allegations. Now all their music is unavailable on Apple Music, and their 2015 album 'Ugly Cherries' has been taken off iTunes. Their...

PWR BTTM dropped by label Polyvinyl following sexual assault allegations

Ben Hopkins of PWR BTTM
New York punk duo PWR BTTM have been dropped by their label Polyvinyl, following sexual assault allegations made against band member Ben Hopkins. On Thursday (May 11) the band released a statement responding to allegations of historical sexual assault. Hopkins was described by one social media user as a “known sexual predator” and was alleged to have made “unwanted advances on minors”. Responding to...

PWR BTTM dropped by management following sexual assault claims

Punk duo PWR BTTM have been dropped by their management following sexual assault allegations facing band member Ben Hopkins. Yesterday, PWR BTTM were forced to speak out after member Hopkins was accused of alleged instances of historic sexual assault. Hopkins was described as a “known sexual predator” and alleged to have made “unwanted advances on minors” by one social media user....

PWR BTTM touring members quit as bandmate faces sexual assault allegations

Two of PWR BTTM's touring members have quit the band following sexual assault allegations facing bandmate Ben Hopkins. Yesterday, punk duo PWR BTTM were forced to speak out after member Hopkins was accused of alleged instances of historic sexual assault. Hopkins was described as a “known sexual predator” and alleged to have made “unwanted advances on minors” by one social media user....

PWR BTTM support band T-Rextasy pull out of tour and speak out on sexual assault claims

T-Rextasy and PWR BTTM
NYC band T-Rextasy have spoken out about the allegations of sexual assault levelled against PWR BTTM - as well as pulling out of their upcoming tour with the band. Yesterday, PWR BTTM were forced to speak out after member Ben Hopkins was accused of alleged instances of historic sexual assault. Hopkins was described as a “known sexual predator” and alleged...

PWR BTTM issue statement in response to allegations of sexual assault and antisemitism

PWR BTTM - SXSW
PWR BTTM have responded to allegations of sexual assault and antisemitism. Ben Hopkins - one half of the punk duo - was recently the subject of allegations online over alleged instances of historic sexual assault. Hopkins was described as a "known sexual predator" and alleged to have made "unwanted advances on minors" by one social media user. The same individual also...