Power Trip performed a surprise reunion show on December 1 on the Mohawk in Austin, TX on December 1. The present featured Fugitive vocalist Seth Gilmore filling in behind the microphone, who frankly did a improbable job.
Then on December 2, the household of deceased Power Trip vocalist Riley Gale expressed their dissatisfaction with how the reunion came to be. Some followers interpreted the Gale household’s assertion as a money seize, which they’ve now clarified in a bullet-pointed checklist. The Gale household notes that “many followers interpreted our unique message as some try to seize cash, which is totally not the case,” in addition to particularly giving Gilmore a shout out and thanks for fronting Power Trip on the present.
Creator of the assertion – and Riley’s dad – Brandon Gale additionally mentions that the unique assertion was borne from the unhappiness of dropping his son, which is in fact completely comprehensible.
“The Gale household posted a message on December 2nd and we had been saddened to listen to that many followers interpreted our unique message as some try to seize cash, which is totally not the case,” wrote the household. “The needs communicated had been merely those Riley had shared along with his family and friends given the state of the world in 2020, previous to his dying. They had been by no means calls for. Please take a second and permit us to right any confusion we created.
- The lack of our son, brother and pal Riley is one thing we are going to by no means get well from.
- The Riley Gale Memorial Basis (RGF) was established after Riley died by Riley‘s household and a handful of his buddies and POWER TRIP followers. The mission of the muse is to proceed the legacy Riley created by elevating cash for the social causes that had been necessary to Riley and his followers.
- The Riley Gale Memorial Basis is an IRS accepted 501 c 3 non-profit authorized charity and any funds raised should be dealt with by the legal guidelines governing non-profits.
- 100% of the online funds raised for the muse are distributed to the causes that Riley supported.
- The RGF has no staff, no paid executives and solely distributes funds to charitable causes. It operates fully by the kindness and dedication of volunteers.
- Riley‘s surviving siblings and his dad and mom agreed that every one royalties and revenue as a result of Riley‘s property go into the muse.
- The Gales haven’t taken a single greenback nor benefited in any means financially from Riley‘s property and actually the Gale household has used its personal sources to fund the institution of the muse and all bills for the fundraising occasions.
- Thus far, the muse has made important contributions to Dallas Hope Charities (over $100,000 in direct contributions and donations from RGF) and Canine Ranch Rescue.
- The RGF established The Riley Gale Band Tour Grant to assist up and coming hardcore/metallic artists to cowl touring bills. The primary recipient of the band grant was Frozen Soul, who additionally headlined the muse’s fundraiser, Riley and Pals Vol. 2 in August of ’22.
- The RGF will proceed to assist Dallas Hope Charities, animal rescue and re-homing organizations, The Riley Gale Band Tour Grant, and psychological well being & wellness assist organizations going ahead.
“We additionally want to particularly recognize and thank Seth Gilmore. He actually put his all into that efficiency.
“Our solely mission is to embrace the unbelievable legacy of caring for and comforting those that are marginalized, discarded, or just forgotten by society. These of you who actually knew Riley know this was and is his legacy. We’re grateful that Riley‘s ardour for the hardcore neighborhood and his work rising Power Trip to among the finest bands on the planet will assist fund Riley‘s needs for many years to come back.
“As Riley‘s dad and the one that wrote the unique message, it broke my coronary heart to listen to that I bought it unsuitable. I humbly request that you simply perceive the uncooked feelings we face and the way they influence us day by day excited about what the world misplaced when Riley died.
“Respectfully, Brandon Gale on behalf of the Gale household and The Riley Gale Memorial Basis.”
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