With Confidence Part Ways With Guitarist Luke Rockets
With Confidence have parted ways with guitarist Luke Rockets.
Allegation were made against him online that he had sent inappropriate messages to a minor.
The band posted the following statement on their Facebook:
“Late last night an allegation came to our attention about our guitarist Luke Rockets. Luke Rockets is no longer a member of With Confidence.
We are passionate about music being a safe space for people of all ages and are extremely disappointed and disgusted. We had absolutely no idea this had happened.
This sort of abuse of power has been all too prevalent in today’s industry. It is in these circumstances that people need to be completely stripped of that power and held accountable for their actions.
We support and have endless respect for the individual who has come forward and ask that everyone respect their right to privacy.
Unfortunately we will not be able to complete the remainder of our US tour. We apologise but ask for your understanding.
We will continue to do whatever we can to support and empower all those who have supported us.
Jayden, Josh, and Inigo With Confidence”
Eastbourne mob ROAM and Sydney trio With Confidence have announced a co-headline tour of the UK and Europe for this autumn.
In a recent interview, guitarist Josh Klinghoffer recalled the moment he found out John Frusciante was returning to the Chili Peppers.