Making a list of the bands accused of sexual misconduct is necessary for fans and music industry figures alike. So many bands I love have been accused of sexual assault that it took me some time to compile a list, but once I did I found out that so had other people and they were grateful to be able to trace back their own memories.
Sexual misconduct in the entertainment world will not be tolerated. After intense scrutiny, several figures, abusive intentions set aside, were hunted by their victims and made to pay for their crimes. The patriarchy stronghold against women has loosened because of the media’s unquenchable curiosity to find truth.
Though the bands frontman admitted to sexual misconduct in an apology, it was reassuring to see that he admitted and owned his actions and provided a plan of action.
Just in the past year, so many music industry men have been outed for sexual misconduct. However, this isn’t anything new for outspoken females in the industry. Michelle Obama cited sexism in the music industry as the reason she took much longer to find success compared to her counterparts in Elle.
Below, in order from more recent to older accusations, is a list of men in the music industry who have been accused of sexual misconduct. And, to be honest, this list is just scratching the surface. Plan on checking back: we’re going to update this list as more news comes out.