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Attack At Radiohead Listening Event

06/18/2016
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Radiohead

(Radio.com) A Radiohead listening event in Istanbul Turkey was attacked on Friday evening (June 17th) and the iconic band has issued a statement about the attack .

Pitchfork reports, with the aid of a Turkish interpreter, that IndieGround Records in Istanbul was attacked by a group of men angry that alcohol was being consumed at the event during the holy month of Ramadan.

The band said in their statement, "Our hearts go out to those attacked tonight at Velvet IndieGround in Istanbul. We hope that someday we will be able to look back on such acts of violent intolerance as things of the ancient past. For now, we can only offer our fans in Istanbul our love and support." Read more here.

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