Gaza Breaks Up
2013-03-15 by Nu Metal | 91 Comments
Progressive Hardcore band Gaza announced today on their Facebook that they have broken up, writing, "Gaza is no longer a band. A big thank you to anyone that has supported us. Some of
us will continue to make music together."

Gaza found itself in a wealth of controversy earlier this year when their vocalist Jon Parkin was accused of rape by a young woman. Whether or not this incident was related to their breakup was not disclosed by the band.

Gaza released 3 full lengths and 1 EP during their 9 year career as a band.

The statement can be found on their Facebook:

www.facebook.com/GAZAMUSIC
Tagged: Gaza

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F0RBES
March 15th 2013
273 Comments


lamesauce.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 15th 2013
50695 Comments


Everybody be breaking up

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ThePrisonGuard
March 15th 2013
235 Comments


God dammit, someone got on the news story before I did. Oh well.

Still sad.

Thane
March 15th 2013
2174 Comments


nooooo

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a7c7e7
March 15th 2013
37 Comments


ahhhhhhhh (((

TheNexus100
March 15th 2013
2542 Comments


band sucked

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Skoj
March 15th 2013
1202 Comments


nope.

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tacos N stuff
March 15th 2013
384 Comments


well...this sucks :/

henryChinaski
March 15th 2013
2809 Comments


Bummer.

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FearThyEvil
March 15th 2013
12645 Comments


fuckkkkkkk

Buzzkillr
March 15th 2013
1541 Comments


what? nooooooo

KILL
March 15th 2013
71981 Comments


best news in a while

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Kris.
March 15th 2013
12404 Comments


proggy you are just the worst



rip, band rules this blows hard

Funeralopolis
March 15th 2013
11618 Comments


band rules

RIP

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Myrkur
March 15th 2013
164 Comments


so he did rape her after all

Owantjaaaa
March 15th 2013
3341 Comments


yes ofcourse, don't you believe tumblr?

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Buzzkillr
March 15th 2013
1541 Comments


fuck off myrkur

alachlahol
March 15th 2013
7501 Comments


"we dont care where we go when we break up" - gaza

haha made the joke up myself^

alachlahol
March 15th 2013
7501 Comments


double post bitch

Funeralopolis
March 15th 2013
11618 Comments


damn that was actually prettygood

demigod!
March 15th 2013
44793 Comments


damn this kinda blows

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bach
March 15th 2013
12945 Comments


Wonder if he actually did it....

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MMX
March 15th 2013
4832 Comments


fuck this sucks

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Asdfp277
March 15th 2013
1213 Comments


lmfao ok

alachlahol
March 15th 2013
7501 Comments


why else would they suddenly break up if he didnt do it??? put that thought in your noggin

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
March 15th 2013
50695 Comments


Cuz the other members are actually rapists and they were disappointed


Myrkur
March 15th 2013
164 Comments


I was joking idiots I like this band this is sad but hey life goes on there are lots of better bands

Adabelle
March 15th 2013
4258 Comments


Hahaha, their vocalist is called Jon Parkin?!


(Yes I am aware that it is very unlikely people on here know who the mighty Jon Parkin is...)

Tijnmans
March 15th 2013
357 Comments


Nooooooooooo fuuuuuuuuuuuuuck !

johnnyblaze
March 15th 2013
2615 Comments


whatever rape is metal this guy should be promoted

Relinquished
March 15th 2013
25311 Comments


progressive hardcore lol

djunior
March 15th 2013
812 Comments


shitty news

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Torii
March 15th 2013
817 Comments


fucking sucks

Shuyin
March 15th 2013
11853 Comments


band rules hard but i dont think they're dead yet

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Owantjaaaa
March 15th 2013
3341 Comments


Wel they should be, Jon Parkin raped me too. Srs

Asdfp277
March 15th 2013
1213 Comments


will do a new band without the singer to avoid the bad reputation

trust me, im a detective

Shuyin
March 15th 2013
11853 Comments


seems legit

witchxrapist
March 15th 2013
11044 Comments


So fucking bummed.

wacknizzle
March 15th 2013
13517 Comments


fuck

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NickGrouwen
March 15th 2013
80 Comments


AND NOTHING OF VALUE. WAS LOST.

DatsNotDaMetulz
March 15th 2013
1820 Comments


Don't think he did it but could be possible that the claim itself and possible hordes of abuse they received from Tumblr dickweeds who believed the story could have put enough strain on the band that they felt they couldn't continue anymore.

Asdfp277
March 15th 2013
1213 Comments


thats what i said asshole dont rip my theories dude thats rude

xist
March 15th 2013
171 Comments


Lostprophets are doomed then...

JayVex
March 15th 2013
383 Comments


I've been a Gaza fan for less than a month and this happens?!

Asdfp277
March 15th 2013
1213 Comments


maybe it was ur fault?

KSK1
March 15th 2013
4090 Comments


Damn shitty news. Coulda seen this coming after the rape scandal though. Whether its true or not.

GiaNXGX
March 15th 2013
4867 Comments


Good

Acrosstheshield13
March 15th 2013
792 Comments


sucks. saw this earlier. pretty fucking bummed.

Gwyn.
March 15th 2013
15161 Comments


so he did rape her after all


First thought ^

Hep Kat
March 15th 2013
15351 Comments


not one of my favorite bands, but i saw them live once and they put on a great show, so this bums me out to a certain degree

also: he prolly did rape her

ChuckyTruant
March 15th 2013
15725 Comments


aww man that blows rip

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mangasm
March 15th 2013
672 Comments


RIP hard

Kris.
March 15th 2013
12404 Comments


there could also be the fact that the allegations made it hard for them to book shows and studio time and whatnot

maybe he didn't rape her

just my 2 cents

Asdfp277
March 15th 2013
1213 Comments


feminism lol

fromtheinside
March 15th 2013
18854 Comments


fuuuuuuuuck
no.

that stupid whore.
bumping gaza all day in respect

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DatsNotDaMetulz
March 15th 2013
1820 Comments


All it takes is an accusation and you're ruined forever regardless of whether it's true or not. Name me one case where someone's been accused of rape (or any other major offence like this) and been found innocent but HASN'T had it looming over them since with people wondering "maybe he (as is more often the case) did do it".

Asdfp277
March 15th 2013
1213 Comments


dats: when their names are not revealed. not long ago i heard of a girl who got convicted for her false accusation, and the dudes (3) got away and nobody knows who they are (or maybe friends know but the girl admited she just got drunk and regreted it the next day).

fromtheinside
March 15th 2013
18854 Comments


"All it takes is an accusation and you're ruined forever regardless of whether it's true or not. Name me one case where someone's been accused of rape (or any other major offence like this) and been found innocent but HASN'T had it looming over them since with people wondering "maybe he (as is more often the case) did do it"."

kobe bryant

zaruyache
March 15th 2013
6983 Comments


Their vocalist was accused of rape and they're forced to break up, but Varg killed a dude and he's
still allow to chuck out records? How's that work?

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fromtheinside
March 15th 2013
18854 Comments


the spirit of bm can never be overcome

Asdfp277
March 15th 2013
1213 Comments


cuz varg doesn't give a shit and isn't leaving his room so lol society opinions

DatsNotDaMetulz
March 15th 2013
1820 Comments


Because http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m0se48vz1Q1r9m95po1_500.png

CrimsonLies
March 15th 2013
2045 Comments


Dam it

Uranium
March 15th 2013
7249 Comments


indifferent post

ILJ
March 15th 2013
6720 Comments


you know, they could have broken up for totally unrelated reasons.

just saying.

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flaffy
March 15th 2013
158 Comments


""All it takes is an accusation and you're ruined forever regardless of whether it's true or not. Name me one case where someone's been accused of rape (or any other major offence like this) and been found innocent but HASN'T had it looming over them since with people wondering "maybe he (as is more often the case) did do it"."

kobe bryant"


also Ben Roethlisberger, David Copperfield, Cee Lo Green

Volt2187
March 15th 2013
241 Comments


"Their vocalist was accused of rape and they're forced to break up, but Varg killed a dude and he's
still allow to chuck out records? How's that work?"

Who the hell said that is the reason why they broke up? Bands like this (smaller bands that don't sell out to the mainstream) break up all the time. You fools act like this is something new.

Plus wasn't the accuser said to have made up the whole story?


Asdfp277
March 15th 2013
1213 Comments


volt: no the accuser said she wouldn't talk about it anymore...

lol

DatsNotDaMetulz
March 15th 2013
1820 Comments


Nah they still stood by the accusation but claims to have "reached an agreement" with the band. Probably as, considering how she describes herself and the things she'd posted on Tumblr made her story pretty unreliable.

earthblues
March 15th 2013
48 Comments


NO!!! That fucking sucks!
Their last album ruled so hard

dimsim3478
March 15th 2013
5228 Comments


You have to be fucking kidding.

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pbass0
March 15th 2013
530 Comments


terrible news

Ire
March 16th 2013
41805 Comments


haha sweet band sucked so hard

EyeForAnEye
March 16th 2013
1699 Comments


Regardless if it's true or not, it can be considered that the accusation of rape alone was what probably took this band down.

SadAndHolyGlow
March 16th 2013
1526 Comments


^ True.

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North0House2
March 16th 2013
5878 Comments


I still doubt the rape deal was true. But I stated my reasoning in the thread about it and don't wanna repeat myself.
I bet after that they just got tired and broke up.

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welljesuschrist
March 16th 2013
64 Comments


the spirit of bm can never be overcome

hahahahaha legend.

zxlkho
March 16th 2013
3466 Comments


FUCK, this sucks. I just got into them.

RevenantBlue
March 16th 2013
136 Comments


Goddammit, why. One of my favorite bands

PumpBoffBag
March 16th 2013
327 Comments


this blows massively

botb
March 16th 2013
9722 Comments


so glad i was able to see them a couple of months back.

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DropdeadWHA
March 16th 2013
681 Comments


I honestly think the rape accusation caused this, I don't think he raped her but I think the association with such a thing did.

renegadestrings
March 16th 2013
1456 Comments


it sure was lame of Jesus, to take time off from ignoring
Gaza breaking up
False rape accusations
and famine-bloated children

SladetoBlack
March 17th 2013
152 Comments


...and They Are Never Coming Back.

RosaParks
March 17th 2013
14936 Comments


nothing of value lost

Brumas
March 18th 2013
118 Comments


Nothing of value lost if you're an asshole, let fans grief you douchers

Asdfp277
March 18th 2013
1213 Comments


yeah you douchers

RosaParks
March 18th 2013
14936 Comments


"let fans grief you douchers"

i didn't realize me not giving a shit was interfering with their grief

ILJ
March 18th 2013
6720 Comments


"Nothing of value lost if you're an asshole, let fans grief you douchers"

it's just a band bro.

no need to get your panties all tangled up

Toadstool
March 19th 2013
136 Comments


These guys are from my home town. They just started to get somewhat known in the states, hell I just saw them live a few weeks ago and they killed it, the crowd was going crazy! I knew Gaza before Chelsea Grin was even a band, and now CG is the only heavy band out of Utah that's actually big.

This blows.

Scoot
March 19th 2013
17842 Comments


it's okay you'll get through this

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