Wargasm guitarist Sam Matlock alleges bouncers at London venue slammed his head against a toilet seat in “unnecessary use of force”

UK duo Wargasm
Sam Matlock and Milkie Way of UK duo Wargasm (Image credit: Lorne Thomson / Getty)

Sam Matlock, guitarist and vocalist for UK duo Wargasm, has accused bouncers at a leading London venue of “unnecessary use of force," following a performance at The Scala on November 5. 

In a statement posted on Twitter, the band claim that after Wargasm’s set the venue’s bouncers were “verbally aggressive” towards the band’s female tour manager, which led to Matlock “having to step in.” 

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.