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Alice Glass “romanticised” idea of quitting Crystal Castles to work at Burger King

Alice Glass has said that she used to "romanticise" the idea of quitting Crystal Castles to work at Burger King during her final years in the band. Glass announced her departure from Crystal Castles in 2014, accusing her former bandmate Ethan Kath of physical, sexual, and psychological abuse in a statement issued during October 2017. Kath denied the claims at the time and responded...

Alice Glass says the defamation lawsuit filed against her by Ethan Kath has been “dismissed”

Alice Glass defamation case dismissed
Alice Glass has announced that the defamation lawsuit filed against her by her former Crystal Castles bandmate Ethan Kath has been "dismissed" in court. Glass issued a statement in October 2017 accusing her former bandmate of physical, sexual, and psychological abuse. Kath then filed a defamation suit, with Glass believing the post-show court-summons she received from someone imitating a fan...

Alice Glass speaks out against former Crystal Castles’ bandmate Ethan Kath after facing defamation suit

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Alice Glass has spoken out against her former Crystal Castles' bandmate Ethan Kath for the first time since he sued her for defamation back in November. The ex-Crystal Castles singer issued a statement in October 2017 accusing her former bandmate of physical, sexual, and psychological abuse. Glass claimed that Kath was “very manipulative towards” here. She said in the statement: “He...

Alice Glass served with court summons from Ethan Kath by someone pretending to be a fan

Alice Glass served
Alice Glass has been served with a court summons from Ethan Kath by someone pretending to be a fan of hers. The ex-Crystal Castles singer issued a statement last month accusing her former bandmate of physical, sexual, and psychological abuse. Glass claimed that Kath was "very manipulative towards" here. She said in the statement: "He figured out my insecurities...

Crystal Castles’ Ethan Kath sues Alice Glass over rape and assault claims

Crystal Castles in 2012
Crystal Castles' Ethan Kath is reportedly suing former vocalist Alice Glass for defamation over rape and assault allegations she recently made about her former bandmate. In a statement posted online last week, Glass detailed her allegations against Kath, accusing the musician (real name Claudio Palmieri) of rape, physical assault, emotional manipulation and other forms of abuse dating back to when she was 15. Kath denied...

Crystal Castles tour dates cancelled following Ethan Kath rape and assault allegations

Crystal Castles' Ethan Kath
Crystal Castles have cancelled all their forthcoming tour dates following rape and assault allegations levelled at the band's Ethan Kath by former vocalist Alice Glass. In a statement released earlier this week, Glass detailed her allegations against Kath, accusing the musician (real name Claudio Palmieri) of rape, physical assault, emotional manipulation and other forms of abuse dating back to when she...

Crystal Castles’ Ethan Kath responds to rape and assault accusations from ex-bandmate Alice Glass

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Former Crystal Castles singer Alice Glass has released a statement about her decision to leave the band, accusing ex-bandmate Ethan Kath of "severe psychological and emotional abuse". Kath has since denied the claims. Glass parted ways with Crystal Castles in October 2014 and was replaced by new vocalist Edith Frances. Glass has since embarked on a solo career, releasing her self-titled debut...

Stream Alice Glass’ surprise self-titled solo EP

Ex-Crystal Castles singer Alice Glass has surprised fans by releasing her solo EP without warning. Exclusive NME offer: Save £10 on Amazon Music Unlimited plans with code NME10 Glass parted ways with the noise-electro band in October 2014, with former bandmate Ethan Kath continuing to release music under the moniker with new vocalist Edith Frances. Crystal Castles released their first...

Listen to Alice Glass’ new solo single ‘Without Love’

Ex-Crystal Castles singer Alice Glass has shared a new single, titled 'Without Love'. Exclusive NME offer: Save £10 on Amazon Music Unlimited plans with code NME10 Glass parted ways with the noise-electro band in October 2014, with former bandmate Ethan Kath continuing to release music under the moniker with new vocalist Edith Frances. Crystal Castles released their first album without...

Crystal Castles – ‘Amnesty (I)’ Review

The war started on October 8 2014. Posting on Facebook, Alice Glass announced she was leaving Crystal Castles, dissolving the headachey electronic duo she joined as a 16-year-old punk in 2006 when recruited on vocals by Toronto programmer Ethan Kath. She said “sincerity, honesty and empathy” were “no longer possible” between them. But Crystal Castles were still breathing. Eight months...