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Perth four-piece Good Doogs have announced that they’ll be pulling out of their upcoming Australian tour and spots at summer festivals, including Falls Festival, Yours and Owls, Stonefest, and Festival of the Sun amid allegation of sexual misconduct.

The band posted on Facebook to confirm that drummer and manager Michael Grainger had exited the group to “get to the bottom of these serious allegations”, and will no longer be involved with the band in any sense.

Grainger’s leave comes after serious allegations were made toward the band by a member’s former partner, who posted the allegations on Instagram earlier this week.

The posts detailed serious accusations of sexual misconduct and emotional abuse. Due to legal issues, these allegations cannot be published.

In the post, the band also said that they “do not condone any of the allegations of unwanted sexual attention”, and that their statement is in no way an attempt to silence victims.

Good Doogs further confirmed that they will be stepping away from music altogether to “reflect and regroup”, with no indication of whether they will resume as a band.

The band are also part of the Our Kind ambassadors for surf brand Rusty, who has not yet indicated whether the allegations will effect the partnership. PEDESTRIAN.TV has reached out to Rusty Australia for comment.

Image: Instagram / Skye J Sampson