Welcome to PropertyOfZack: Weekender edition. Every weekend, we bring you some of biggest and most interesting pieces of the past week from our own content to stories or breaking news. If you’ve had a busy week and want to catch up with some light reading, we hope this is for you.
Conor Oberst Responds To Rape Allegations As “Unequivocally False”
A serious rape allegation was made online against Conor Oberst this past week after rumors grew for several days. Oberst responded fairly quickly with a very stern statement from his publicist calling the rumors and allegations “unequivocally false.” Oberst is also looking into suing the individual that brought the allegation forward for libel damages.
Allegations like these, whether true or false, seem to be popping up with more frequency with the convenience of blogging and social platforms these days. It’s a tricky thing to report on for all of those involved.
Major League Part Ways With Frontman Nick Trask
Nick Trask announced that he would be leaving Major League after singing in the band for years now. The departure came as quite a shock for most fans, but Major League has confirmed that they are not breaking up. The band will be going out on a POZ sponsored tour next month and will soon after begin recording new material for a release later this year.
Coachella Announces 2014 Lineup
Coachella 2014 will bring out OutKast, The Replacements, Muse, Queens Of The Stone Age, Arcade Fire, and Beck, among countless others.
Title Fight, AFI, Frank Turner, and City And Colour are also representing the punk world at Coachella this year.
Fall Out Boy, Paramore Announce The Monumentour
The Monumentour is a dream tour for fans of both Fall Out Boy, Paramore, and longlivethescene2005-2008. The tour will see both bands co-headline amphitheaters from June through August in the summer of 2014.