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Dustie Waring Issues Statement On Rape Allegation, Will Sit Out Between The Buried And Me’s Summer Tour


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Betweeen The Buried And Me have announced that their guitarist Dustie Waring will not be taking part in their summer tour celebrating their 2012 album “The Parallax II: Future Sequence“. That run is scheduled to take place starting on June 16th and feature Thank You Scientist and Rivers Of Nihil.

Waring‘s absence from the tour comes about in the wake of this rape allegation, which was anonymously made against him on Reddit this past weekend. The alleged victim insisted in her statement Waring took advantage of her while she was drunk several years ago. She also claims that she was impregnated during the alleged incident and later had an abortion as a result.

Waring himself has since issued the below statement via his social media earlier today (May 02nd) on the matter:

“I have recently been made aware of allegations from 5 years ago which were posted this weekend on Reddit. I do not condone non-consensual sex and have never acted without consent in any part of my private life or maliciously taken advantage of anyone.

These allegations have come as a complete shock, having dedicated my life to being of service to people that need help in many forms of recovery. I will therefore be taking some time to spend with my family to focus on maintaining my several years of sobriety which will include sitting out the Parallax II tour.

With the exception of this statement, I will be dealing with this matter privately with my bandmates and discussing any future action with my lawyer in order to protect myself and my family.”

Speaking today as well, Between The Buried And Me themselves offered:

Dustie Waring will not be performing on the Parallax 2: Future Sequence Tour. We will have a session guitarist filling in at all scheduled dates.”

The tour in question runs as follows:

06/16 Charleston, SC – Music Farm
06/17 Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
06/18 Philadelphia, PA – Brooklyn Bowl
06/20 New York City, NY – Irving Plaza
06/21 Albany, NY – Empire Live
06/23 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
06/24 Montreal, QC – Club Soda
06/25 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
06/27 Millvale, PA – Mr. Smalls Theatre
06/28 Detroit, MI – The Majestic
06/29 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
06/30 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
07/01 Minneapolis, MN – Lyric at Skyway Theatre
07/02 Kansas City, MO – The Truman
07/03 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
07/05 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
07/07 Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall
07/08 Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
07/10 Vancouver, BC – The Vogue Theatre
07/11 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
07/12 Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre
07/13 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
07/15 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
07/16 San Diego, CA – The Observatory
07/17 Mesa, AZ – The Nile Theatre
07/20 San Antonio, TX – Vibes Event Center
07/21 Dallas, TX – The Factory
07/22 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
07/23 New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
07/25 St. Louis, MO – Red Flag
07/26 Nashville, TN – Brooklyn Bowl
07/28 St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
07/29 Orlando, FL – The Beacham
07/30 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
07/31 Winston – Salem, NC – The Ramkat

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