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Seven Sisters Of Sleep Disband After Guitarist Arrested On Child Porn Charges


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Seven Sisters Of Sleep have announced that they have disbanded after finding out that their rhythm guitarist Eddie Bermudez was charged with over two dozen felony counts related to child pornography. The band said in a statement issued today (March 12th):

“It is with profound sadness that we announce the end of Seven Sisters of Sleep.

On Thursday March 8th, the day we were last scheduled to have practice, we learned via a text message and Google search that our rhythm guitar player, Eddie Bermudez, turned himself in several days before for over two dozen felony counts pertaining to child pornography.

According to these charges, he was posing as a 16 year old boy on social media to solicit pictures and videos from underage girls. We were absolutely blind sided by this and left in a state of shock, disgust, sadness, and anger that we are very much feeling now and will likely feel for years to come. We are devastated and left feeling about as betrayed as you can.

We, the remaining members, have to distance ourselves from SSOS. This decision doesn’t come lightly but it was also forced upon us by this situation. We also want to express gratitude to all the fans, bands, and labels who supported us throughout our 9 year run. We know in light of this revelation it won’t be easy to disassociate SSOS with this horrible news going forward but that is nothing compared to the other negatives involved here.”

The OC Register report that 40-year-old Bermudez had been posing as a 16-year-old-boy on Facebook and solicited naked images and videos from at least 13 girls under the age of 14 between April 2014 and November 2016.

They also report that he faces more than 244 years to life in prison should he be convicted on the charges. He was charged on February 28th, 2018,  turned himself in on March 05th and was arraigned in court on the charges on March 07th. Seven Sisters Of Sleep‘s last release was “Ezekiel’s Hags“, which was released in 2016 on Relapse Records.

Eddie Bermudez

Orange County District Attorney’s Office

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