Amid controversy surrounding I Killed the Prom Queen‘s appearance at the 2019 UNIFY Gathering festival, Triple J have announced that the metalcore outfit will no longer appear.
The band were slated to bring back their classic 2005 lineup for the first time in ten years for a festival-exclusive set.
UNIFY released the below statement regarding their decision.
— UNIFY (@UNIFYgathering) August 10, 2018
Fans and industry people have begun weighing in on the controversy since IKTPQ were confirmed to play, voicing their opinions on the the decision.
— Alister Newstead (@AlNewstead) August 10, 2018
But the show must go on.
UNIFY Gathering is happening on Friday, January 11th – Monday, January 13th, 2019 inTarwin Meadows, Gippsland, VIC
Friday, January 11th
Underøath (Exclusive Australian Performance)
Karnivool (First East Coast Show Since 2016)
In Hearts Wake
While She Sleeps (Exclusive Australian Performance)
Crossfaith (Exclusive Australian Performance)
Dream On Dreamer
The Plot In You (Exclusive Australian Performance)
Hand Of Mercy (Exclusive Reunion Show)
Dream State (Exclusive Australian Performance)
Saturday, January 12th
Taking Back Sunday (Playing Tell All Your Friends In Full)
State Champs (Exclusive Australian Performance)