This week's announcements from artists and event brands were somewhat overshadowed by unsettling scenarios. Between the apparent rape live streamed from Opera Atlanta and Chris Brown's sexual assault allegations, it's been hard to ignore very real problems plaguing the music industry. 

The news hasn't been all bad in the EDM world by any means, however. From the triumphant return of Feed Me with Teeth to Bring Me The Horizon's EDM-infused album, these are the stories that defined electronic dance music over the past week.

5. Woman Records Her Own Apparent Rape at Opera Atlanta

Opera Nightclub in Atlanta crowd shot with CO2 cannons and confetti by Mina Farman.

A woman named Jasmine Eiland appears to have captured her own graphic sexual assault on Facebook live stream during a barely coherent visit to Opera Atlanta. Some of the club's upcoming bookings have canceled, and Eiland has hired high-profile lawyer Chris Stewart.

4. Chris Brown Arrested on Suspicion of Sexual Assault in Paris

A photo of singer/songwriter/dancer Chris Brown wearing a bright blue jacket and holding a microphone during a performance.

R&B singer/songwriter/dancer Chris Brown was arrested in Paris following allegations that he raped a woman in his suite at the Mandarin Oriental. He was released soon after without charge, and according to his lawyer he plans to sue his accuser for defamation.

3. Feed me Announces Album and Return of Teeth Stage Show

Feed Me A.K.A. Jon Gooch drawing his logo on a wall.

Feed Me A.K.A. Jon Gooch has announced that a 2019 album titled High Street Creeps is on the way. When a fan asked whether he would tour in support of the album he said "Yes," revealing that his Teeth stage show would also soon see the light of day.

2. Palms Casino Resort to Open New Superclub, KAOS

The logo for KAOS, a nightclub at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas slated to open in 2019.

Exclusive residencies for the likes of Skrillex, Kaskade and Cardi B aren't the only things KAOS has going for it. The brand new superclub, which will open in April at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, is also said to have the largest outward-facing LED screen in the city.

1. Bring Me The Horizon Releases Most EDM-Infused Album to Date

Skrillex Oliver Sykes Bring Me The Horizon

If you know how often Bring Me The Horizon's path has crossed with that of Skrillex, their recent departure should come as little surprise. The English band has released an album titled amo that exudes unmistakeable EDM influences.


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