In March 2017, Glenn Harvey, the drummer for Moose Blood left the band. He had been accused of sending an unsolicited image to a woman during 2015. Then, this year, vocalist Eddy Brewerton was accused of stealing a 19 year old fan's nude photos from her phone and uploading them to a message board, years earlier. The band denied both of these claims. However, yesterday, the band stated that due to the allegations, which they continue to state are false, they are forced to disband. See their statement below.
Moose Blood statement
It breaks our hearts to have to write this but it’s something we need to talk about. We feel as though we can’t stay quiet about this any longer.
We have been condemned in the absence of fact off the back of serious false allegations, and a situation concerning our former drummer. We are genuine, decent human beings who work hard at something we love. We take slight comfort in knowing that the people who do actually know us, knows this to be true. Rumours have escalated beyond belief and it makes us sick to our stomachs that we have been very wrongly labelled with these horrendous, incorrect terms. If certain people actually did their research and knew one ounce of truth about the situation then we would not be in this position. You can’t wrongly label innocent people. Your words have very real effects and consequences. You are part of the problem and the reason why social media can be such a toxic place.
It has been a traumatic past year or so that has left us feeling like we need to step away. We need to concentrate on all the good we have in our lives without constant concern of what may happen next. We need to be around the people we love, and the people that love us, and focus on our health and happiness.
To everybody that has supported us, stood by us, and spoken out on our behalf, we thank you and appreciate you more than you’ll ever know.
You’ll never know the battles people may have going on personally, so please think twice before you try to destroy someone over the internet. Actually consider the words you use and actions you take.
Take care of each other.
Let love win.