This past Friday, August 17, three members of Pussy Riot, a feminist, all-girl punk-rock band based in Moscow, were convicted of "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred." Each woman was sentenced to two years in prison. What did the Pussy Riot ladies do to deserve this, you ask?
Periphery have announced that they have been forced to pull off of the remaining dates of this year's Summer Slaughter tour due to a family emergency in the band. There are only five dates remaining on the tour, which is being headlined by Cannibal Corpse, including tonight's show at Summit Music Hall in Denver, Colorado.
Earlier this week, Baroness were involved in a serious bus crash while on tour in Europe. Their bus reportedly fell over 30 feet off of a viaduct, trapping two people and sending all nine people on board to the hospital.