Gym Class Heroes drummer arrested

Reasons for Matt McGinley's arrest remain unclear

Gym Class Heroes drummer Matt McGinley was arrested yesterday (March 12) in Mexico.

It is unclear as to the reasons for McGinley’s arrest.

The band’s PR released the following statement:


Gym Class Heroes drummer Matt McGinley was arrested early Monday morning in Mexico. McGinley was last seen out at a club with the rest of his band Sunday evening.

“Details are still forthcoming, but it is known that the band was in Mexico to perform for a television taping. “The Butcher” from The Academy Is… filled in for the taping while management continues to get Matt out.

“Local counsel has been hired to try to get Matt out. Neither the band nor its representatives could be reached for comment.”

The band, who are currently in the middle of a US tour, have not commented on the matter, reports Absolute Punk.

The band are set to play:

Indianapolis The Irving Theater (March 14)


Chicago House Of Blues (15)

Sauget Pop’s (16)

Lawrence Granada (17)

Minneapolis First Avenue (18)

Englewood Gothic Theater (20)

Salt Lake City Avalon Theater (21)

Seattle El Corazon (23)

Portland Hawthorne Theater (24)

Orangevale The Boardwalk (25)

Hollywood House Of Blues (26)

San Francisco The Fillmore (27)

San Diego Soma (28)

Anaheim House Of Blues (29)

Phoenix Marquee Theatre (30)

Tucson Rialto Theatre (31)

Albuquerque Sunshine Theater (April 1)

Dallas Granda Theatre (3)

San Antonio White Rabbit (4)

Houston Meridian (5)

New Orleans House Of Blues (6)