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Jake Mcelfresh (Front Porch Step) Breaks His Silence On Allegations

Back in December, we told you about allegations against Jake Mcelfresh, aka Front Porch Step, of him talking with and sending inappropriate pictures to underage girls. Well, the indie artist has finally broken his silence on the matter and is telling his side of the story. On Friday afternoon, Mcelfresh posted a lengthy status to the Front Porch Step Facebook page. The musician speaks about not having many friends growing up, how all of the sudden attention he was receiving made him feel less alone, and the anger he felt…

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YEAR IN REVIEW: Biggest Woah! Moment Of 2015

2015 was filled with some of the craziest music news! From band breakups to alien encounters and sketchy accusations to festival controversies, this year was littered with all things “WOAH!” Check out our picks for the moments that shocked us the most after the jump! Let us know what moment made you say “WOAH!” in the comments! If you’ve missed any of our Year In Review recaps, you can click here to catch up! Please follow and like us:

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[UPDATED] Kevin Lyman Responds To Allegations Against Warped Tour Youtuber

Sexual exchanges between artists and underage girls has been a rising problem within the music scene. Just after Front Porch Step’s Jake Mcelfresh was spotlighted for his promiscuous activity with fans, Warped Tour Youtuber, Austin Jones has also been accused of inappropriate conduct. According to Pup Fresh, Jones “has been accused of lying about his age to get underage girls to send him twerking videos because they ‘make him happy.’” The site also features various confessions from girls that were allegedly in contact with Jones. Check out a video accusation below….

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Allison Weiss To Tour UK Without Front Porch Step

Allison Weiss and Rob Lynch have announced that they will continue on with the UK tour previously scheduled with Front Porch Step. Due to the recent allegations about front man, Jake McElfresh, Front Porch Step willl not be on the tour, but the two other artists will be going on tour as planned. Read a statement from Allison Weiss below.  Please follow and like us:

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Front Porch Step Suspends Touring After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Front Porch Step, aka Jake McElfresh , has announced that he will be suspending his 2015 tour plans for the time being after the recent sexual harassment allegations against him. Both Allison Weiss and Have Mercy, both of which were set to tour with him, have released statements previously that they wouldn’t be touring with Front Porch Step in light of the allegations. Warped Tour founder, Kevin Lyman, has also been looking into the allegations. You can read a statement from Front Porch Step regarding his tour plans below. Please…

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Have Mercy and Head North Drop Front Porch Step Spring Tour

After the recent sexual allegations made against Front Porch Step‘s Jake Mcelfresh, bands Have Mercy and Head North have decided to drop the Spring 2015 tour. Check out statements from the bands below. What are your thoughts on this situation? Do you think these bands made the right decision? Let us know in the comments section. There a petition to keep Jake off of Warped Tour, and a petition to keep him on. Have Mercy’s sophomore album, A Place Of Our Own, was released this past October. You can purchase a CD here…

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Allison Weiss Drops Off Front Porch Step UK Tour

After the recent sexual allegations made against Front Porch Step‘s Jake Mcelfresh, Allison Weiss has decided not to tour the UK this month with the band. Read her statement below. Front Porch Step has also recently been dropped from Pure Noise Records’ roster; however, whether the group has been dropped from the label has not been announced yet. There is also a petition to keep the band off of Warped Tour, and a petition to keep them on. If you want to listen to the band’s music, purchase a CD here or you can…

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Kevin Lyman To Take Early Look At Front Porch Step Situation

The petition filed against Jake Mcelfresh of Front Porch Step on account of underage sexual harassment has now been digitally signed over 1o,000 times with a staggering jump of over 2,000 signatures in less than 24 hours.After confirming that the Change.org petition had come to the attention of the Van’s Warped Tour, founder Kevin Lyman has now stated that he’ll be returning to work early to deal with the situation. Check out what Kevin Lyman had to say about the allegations below the jump. You can view and vote on…

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Petition Started To Remove Front Porch Step From Vans Warped Tour

A petition has been started up on Change.org asking to remove Front Porch Step from this year’s Vans Warped Tour lineup.  I was going to make a sarcastic remark about Change.org being for more pressing matters, but the issue at hand is seriously worth noting. The singer has been charged with talking and sending inappropriate pictures to underage girls. Jake Mcelfresh has yet to comment, but Pure Noise Records states that they are currently looking into the claims. You can view and vote on the petition here. If you want to listen to music from…

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Front Porch Step Covers Ray LaMontagne

Jake Mcelfresh of Front Porch Step has been recording song covers left and right. This week, Jake posted an acoustic cover of Ray LaMontagne’s “Burn”. You can check out the video after the jump. Front Porch Step will be playing on the Pure Noise Records Tour this fall with State Champs and Handguns. You can buy concert tickets here or purchase a CD here. What do you think of this cover? Let us know! Please follow and like us:

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