Sigur Ros’ drummer Orri Páll Dýrason has left the band following sexual assault allegations.
Inspired by the #MeToo motion and the continued concentrate on sexual assault, artist Meagan Boyd detailed her account of an alleged assault by the hands of Dýrason on Instagram.
The account has since been marked personal, however the particulars of the allegation are chilling. Boyd mentioned the incident occurred in 2013 when the band was in Los Angeles recording an album. Until now, she by no means reported the incident by which she describes waking up “with the sensation of being penetrated with out my consent throughout a deep slumber” not less than twice.
Boyd addresses her personal critics within the unique message saying she was too “drunk, useless drained, and in shock” to do something about it on the time. Boyd says that listening to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford converse out about her allegations towards Brett Kavanaugh gave her the energy to come back ahead.
Boyd later posted on Instagram saying that the accused tried to get in touch along with her and silence her, which is why she marked her Instagram as personal.
Sigur Ros posted an replace on Facebook regarding the allegations, saying:
“In the wake of the extraordinarily critical and private allegations made towards him in latest days, we’ve in the present day accepted the resignation of our bandmate Orri Páll Dyrason to permit him to take care of this privately.”
Orri Páll Dyrason posted an replace on his personal Facebook web page defending himself from the allegations and letting followers know why he determined to resign from the band in mild of the accusations.
“In mild of the dimensions of this matter, I’ve determined to depart Sigur Rós. That is a tough choice for me, however I can’t have these critical allegations affect the band and the essential and delightful work that has been performed there for the final years. A job that’s so expensive to me. I’ll do something in my energy to get myself out of this nightmare, however out of respect for these really affected by sexual violence, I cannot take that struggle public.”