Not that I'm doubting your word but could we maybe have a link to compliment your assurances of honesty?
This would also be better in General Chat since you aren't attempting to start a discussion about the music but rather a topical piece of news. Just sayin'.
If this is true I wonder if it will kill the band the way Ian Watkins killed Lostprophets? It does sounds pretty bad although nothing compared to what Ian Watkins did. So far, anyway.
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