Tilian Pearson ‘Stepping Away’ From Dance Gavin Dance, Band Says


Dance Gavin Dance published on Friday (June 3) that longtime vocalist Tilian Pearson (pictured above at a ways proper) is stepping clear of the California post-hardcore act. The singer previous this week spoke back to sexual attack allegations towards him.

“The hot allegations towards Tilian are one thing we take very critically, and now we have been in deep dialogue in regards to the suitable motion,” the crowd mentioned in a remark on social media.

“Efficient in an instant,” they defined, “Tilian will probably be stepping clear of the band with a view to search skilled lend a hand.” The abdication of the singer, the lead blank vocalist in Dance Gavin Dance since 2012 and a solo artist beneath his forename, follows the sudden April demise of Dance Gavin Dance bassist Tim Feerick (pictured above at a ways left).

The rest Dance Gavin Dance participants — unclean vocalist Jon Mess, guitarist Will Swan, drummer Matt Mingus and guitarist Andrew Wells — defined that they might nonetheless unencumber their new album, Jackpot Juicer, as deliberate, in addition to excursion at the back of it as scheduled in honor of Feerick. Jackpot Juicer arrives July 29.

“Jon, Will, Matt and Andrew will proceed on with all these days scheduled excursions,” Dance Gavin Dance mentioned. “The band may also be continuing with the discharge of Jackpot Juicer.”

They endured, “All of us labored extremely arduous in this album, and additionally it is the remaining recorded frame of labor from Tim — we wish to be sure that we give it the total unencumber consideration that it merits to honor his legacy.”

They added, “We all know that it is a very provoking and attempting state of affairs for all the ones affected, and we ask other folks to thrill be as working out as conceivable whilst everybody works via this. We recognize you all the time.”

See the excursion dates right here.

In the event you or somebody you recognize has been sexually assaulted, assets are to be had to lend a hand. Please consult with RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest Nationwide Community) on-line or dial 800-656-HOPE (800-656-4673).

Dance Gavin Dance Commentary – June 3, 2022