Former AFI Bassist Geoff Kresge Responds To Band’s Complaints Regarding “Dork” Reissue


Yesterday AFI condemned their former bassist Geoff Kresge reissuing their early outing “Dork“. Among their claims were that his label Key Lime Pie Records was a ‘shared’ venture and that the band had not receiving any accounting for the effort(s) released through the label. Kresge himself has responded, offering:

“Dear AFI fans, friends, and family:

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It’s unfortunate that the band has decided to not participate in this part of their history and in turn, make incorrect and untrue remarks about why these records exist.

To set the record straight, we HAVE indeed accounted to AFI for sales of these records, whilst the band is reporting otherwise, is unfortunate and untrue. Additionally, the DORK release is at a pre-order stage and no royalties would be due at this point.

Additionally, Key Lime Pie Records is not a joint venture, partnership or otherwise anything but a business entity solely owned by Geoff Kresge. Geoff paid for these records to be released originally, and is choosing to re-issue them, and he is completely within his rights to do so, contrary to the band’s erroneous statements.

Since the band are choosing to make incorrect and defamatory remarks about Mr. Kresge, the choice to own these records is up to you (the fans). We appreciate all the business that you have given us, and we will continue to offer you quality products in the future.”

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