Sigur Ros drummer leaves band after sexual-assault allegations

Sigur Ros drummer Orri Páll Dýrason has left the band in the wake of sexual-assault allegations against him, according to a post on the band's Facebook page.

Meagan Boyd, a Los Angeles musician who records as Yin Shadowz, recently wrote an Instagram post accusing the drummer of sexually assaulting her while she slept in his bed. Monday morning, remaining bandmembers Jonsi Birgisson and Georg Holm posted a statement on Facebook, announcing that "In the wake of the extremely serious and personal allegations made against him in recent days we have today accepted the resignation of our bandmate Orri Páll Dyrason to allow him to deal with this privately. Jónsi & Georg."

Boyd claims that Dýrason assaulted her in January of 2013, and was inspired to come forward by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Dýrason addressed the allegations in a Facebook post.

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