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Band dropped from Glastonbury over ‘Kill Tory Scum’ lyrics

Band dropped from Glastonbury over ‘Kill Tory Scum’ lyrics

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By Russell Hope, news reporter A band with a song entitled Kill Tory Scum (Before They Kill You) has been dropped from this year's Glastonbury music festival.Killdren, who describe themselves as "a two-bit rave punk band who pen politically charged slapstick anthems", had been booked to play the Shangri-La section of the festival. They were due to perform at Glastonbury's Shangri-Hell International TV stage on Friday 28 June.But the booking, which was revealed in several Sunday newspapers, was quickly condemned by, among others, the Jo Cox Foundation, which called the language "completely abhorrent"."We're seeing a legitimising and normalising of harmful words and actions," it said. Advertise...