Bad news for lynch. fans. The band's bassist Akinori was arrested, and the band has opted to cancel all future plans for the time being. Below is a statement from the band's label:
Important notice: a report and apology regarding our company's band 'lynch.'
We thank you very much for your continued support of lynch. We regret to inform you that Akinori, a member of the band was arrested on November 22nd by Aichi Prefectural Police.
While facts are being checked, we are taking this very seriously and have decided to refrain from any activities as a band for the immediate future.
We deeply apologize to the fans and everyone else concerned, and for causing such worry and inconvenience.
Moreover, we will continue to respond with severity towards antisocial behavior, and continue to fully cooperate with the police investigation.
November 24, Heisei 28
Bellwood Records Co., Ltd.
Their upcoming concert at COUNTDOWN Japan 16/17 will be cancelled. The venue is not providing refunds and no other band will be taking the concert's time slot. Their concert at COMMUNE Vol. 2 this weekend is also cancelled, however, refunds will be provided.
Vocalist Hazuki took extra care to reassure fans about the band's future, tweeting:
To those who have supported us, I am truly sorry. We have to take a small break, but know that we are NOT finished. Please believe in and wait for us. (–@hazuki_lynch)
Special thanks to VKH writer Robin for translating.