UPDATE: Epitaph Records drops Austin band Summer Salt

UPDATE: Epitaph records has dropped the Austin band Summer Salt from their roster. “Due to recent developments Epitaph is parting ways with Summer Salt,” a representative from Epitaph said in an email on Tuesday.

The band had signed with the label earlier this year and their debut album was due out later this month.

FROM 8.31.18: Local band Summer Salt, who recently signed to Epitaph records, has decided to part ways with bassist Phil Baier following allegations of sexual misconduct by several women on social media. The band announced their decision on Twitter on Tuesday.

https://twitter.com/SummerSaltATX/status/1034627159141359616

Courtesy of Epitaph Records.

The band has been rising through the ranks of the Austin indie scene. Their debut album on Epitaph is due out on Sept. 28. We have reached out to the label for comment.

Author: Deborah Sengupta Stith

Deborah Sengupta Stith has been hanging out in dimly lit corners of the city soaking in the music scene for almost 20 years. Twitter: @deborific

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