Last year, Alice Glass released her debut solo EP — we named it one of the best EPs of 2017 — and today she’s shared a video for “Forgiveness” from it. The scuzzy Lindsey Mann-directed visual is a chaotic cut of clips in dingy clubs and lots of lipstick writing on bathroom mirrors. More »
Alice Glass has filed a declaration in court alleging that former Crystal Castles bandmate Ethan Kath (real name Claudio Palmieri) raped and abused her in response to him filing a defamation suit against her. Documents obtained by TMZ reiterate the statement Glass initially released regarding Kath’s treatment of her when they … More »
Two months ago, singer Alice Glass shared detailed allegations against her former Crystal Castles bandmate Ethan Kath, describing a long pattern of physical, sexual, and psychological abuse dating back to when she was 15. The band’s shows were immediately cancelled, and Kath — whose birth name is Claudio Palmieri — sued Glass … More »
Over the last couple years, we’ve seen the rise of the “mini-album,” an inexplicable term that is, I guess, supposed to signify some kind of intentionality and artistic vision that an EP simply cannot capture. It’s a designation that’s been rightfully met with ribbing derision, but it’s an interesting development that speaks to some larger … More »
Kath soon denied the allegations and followed with a defamation suit stating that Glass set out to “ruin his good name and reputation in the industry, destroy Crystal Castles…and in turn boost her own career.”
Now, according to Glass, someone posing as a fan after a solo show in Chicago served her a summons to appear in court.
Glass has posted a photo of the court summons on her Twitter, continuing: “just got served after my show in chicago by someone pretending to be a fan. lol see you in court asshole.”
just got served after my show in chicago by someone pretending to be a fan. lol see you in court asshole. pic.twitter.com/iVffrIkB4o
— ALICE GLASS (@ALICEGLASS) November 18, 2017
The document confirms Glass is “being sued by plaintiff Claudio Palmieri aka Ethan Kath.”
Last month, three years after an acrimonious split from Ethan Kath, Alice Glass issued a statement accusing her former Crystal Castles bandmate of physical, sexual, and psychological abuse. Kath denied the allegations and sued her for defamation, and according to Glass, someone pretending to be a fan served her a court summons … More »
Alice Glass announced through a personal statement on her website that during her time in the group, Crystal Castles, that band member Ethan Kath physically, sexually and mentally abused her for several years. It was the most recent accusation of sexual assault in the dance music industry. The group who has operated without Glass for
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When former Crystal Castles front woman Alice Glass released a graphic statement implicating group co-founder, Ethan Kath, of rape and prolonged psychological abuse, the group immediately began cancelling scheduled tour stops due to the controversy. Now, according to sources from TMZ, Kath has responded one month later with a lawsuit accusing his former bandmate of defamation.
Kath’s suit is claiming that Glass’ allegations have cost the band as much as $300,000 in profits from a recently canceled tour. Kath issued the following statement on Glass’ claims, citing substance abuse issues as the real reason behind her departure from the electro-punk music group.
Ethan Kath has sued Alice Glass for defamation, according to TMZ, after she posted a statement last month detailing the alleged abuse she was subjected to by her former Crystal Castles bandmate. Following the accusations, Crystal Castles’ tour was cancelled. More »
“Crystal castles” have crumbled in the wake of the Alice Glass‘ allegations of sexual, physical, and psychological abuse against Crystal Castles co-founder, Ethan Kath. Published last week, Alice Glass’ recent statement cited the alleged abuse as the primary motivator in her decision to depart from the band in 2014.
As Glass’ post continues to circulate, Crystal Castles has witnessed the cancellation of its upcoming tour dates. Crystal Castles’ former manager, James Sandon, was quick to respond to Glass’ accusations against Kath, remarking that the nature of Kath and Glass’ relationship “was never fully clear” to him.
Glass took to Instagram to reply to Sandon’s comment, countering that Sandon was not only “very aware” of the relationship’s dynamic, but had additionally identified the relationship as “domestic abuse” in several emails, supposedly writing “I’ve had enough of this sh*t.”
Sharing receipts from a conversation dated five-years prior, Glass wrote “the abuse that I endured was not only physical and mental from Claudio [Kath], but also seen in the negligence of those who were firsthand witnesses and did not speak up. I encourage everyone out there to help anyone that they feel is in an abusive relationship. All it takes is one person.”
While Glass’ original Instagram post appears to have been removed, Glass additionally posted her response to Sandon on Twitter.
— ALICE GLASS (@ALICEGLASS) October 30, 2017