‘Appalled’ Radiohead Issue Statement on Stayed Charges in Stage Collapse Trial

'This is an insult to the memory of Scott Johnson'

Radiohead released a statement over social media in response to Ontario judge Ann Nelson’s decision to stay charges earlier this week in the trial stemming from the 2012 stage collpase at Toronto’s Downsview Park. The collapse left the band’s drum technician Scott Johnson dead and three others injured.

Dan Snaith (Caribou), who was schedule to open the show and Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke voiced their disappointment over the judge’s ruling earlier this week. You can read the band’s statement below.