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Head North And Have Mercy Comment On Front Porch Step

Within hours of Front Porch Step announcing the cancellation of all current tour plans, two of the bands who planned on sharing the road with singer-songwriter Jake McElfresh in coming months have broken their silence regarding the recent sexual harassment allegations. Head North and Have Mercy were two of the groups planning to support Mcelfresh […]

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Front Porch Step Issues New Statement, Cancels All Tour Plans

The controversy surrounding Front Porch Step, otherwise known as singer-songwriter Jake McElfresh, has taken another turn. Just three days after breaking his silence to fans and press, McElfresh has issued a second statement informing fans that he has decided to suspend all current tour plans. Writing to fans through Facebook, which has become the source […]

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Front Porch Step Removed From Pure Noise Records Roster, Socials

Capping off a week filled with rumors and allegations of sexual harassment, Front Porch Step is apparently no longer a part of the Pure Noise Records family. Early this morning, a diligent UTG reader brought to our attention the fact Front Porch Step, otherwise known as Jake McElfresh, has been removed from the roster page […]

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Front Porch Step Releases Statement Addressing Sexual Harassment Rumors

It’s the first day of the new year, but before we can look ahead to the exciting possibilities that lie ahead we have one bit of 2014 drama left to sort out. Last night, while many of you were likely partying away the final day of the year, Front Porch Step – aka Jake McElfresh […]

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Front Porch Step Breaks Silence

The internet has been buzzing over rumors and allegations that Front Porch Step, otherwise known as singer-songwriter Jake McElfresh, has been sexually harassing underage fans through text for months (if not longer). We brought you the original story just yesterday afternoon, and since that time the petition to have FPS removed from Warped Tour has […]

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Front Porch Step Accused Of Sexual Harassment, Label Responds

Editor’s note: Before we begin, I want to make it clear that this story is still very much developing. In the days and even weeks ahead some details may change, but at the time of posting everything in this article has been fact checked…twice. Front Porch Step, otherwise known as singer-songwriter Jake McElfresh, has been […]

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Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Charges

A year-long story that caught the scene off guard has taken a turn many fans feared for months. According to the BBC, Lostprophets‘ frontman Ian Watkins has plead guilty to a series of child sex offenses, including attempted rape of a baby. Watkins, who previously claimed to have “furiously denied” the allegations, made his decision […]

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Rest In Peace: Lostprophets

This is one headline I have been waiting all 2013 to write. Not because I hate the band, but because moving forward as they have in recent months would be the worst possible decision a band could make. Following a year that has found them tied to the alleged pedophilia their vocalist engaged in with […]

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Alleged Pedophile Arrested For Posing As One Direction Member Online

Take heed of this story, kids. Your favorite musician probably would never proposition you like this, and even if they did you should never play along. This is at least the third instance of this happening in recent years, and sadly it’s probably not the last. John Eastman, a 45-year-old man from Connecticut, has been […]

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Blood On The Dance Floor Release New Song; Liken Themselves To Christ & Address Rape Allegations

For a reasonably large segment of our readership, today is celebrated as the day Jesus Christ rose from the grave. Many mark the occasion with church service, while others have a celebration involving rabbits and eggs that makes little to no sense, and this story falls somewhere in the middle. As a gift to fans […]

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Lostprophets Release Statement On Sex Offense Charges

It appears that we weren’t the only ones to be shocked by the charges against Lostprophets vocalist Ian Watkins. Whether the charges hold or not, it now looks like Lostprophets are now in a strange place; the band has taken down their official website, and replaced it with the following message: “Following charges made today against […]

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Lostprophets Frontman Ian Watkins Denied Bail Over Sexual Offense Charges; Description Of Charges Made Public

This story is far from over, and it looks like things are only going to get worse. Earlier today UTG brought you news that Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins had been “charged with conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with female under 13 and possession of indecent images,” and now we’ve learned the vocalist has been […]