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Destructo calls out EDC head for blocking artists from playing HARD Summer

Says they can b2b with him at the event...

HARD Summer founder Gary Richards, who is also known by the stage name Destructo, has called out EDC/Insomniac head Pasquale Rotella for blocking artists from playing his festival.

Artists are reportedly contractually blocked from playing HARD Summer if they are on the bill for EDC Las Vegas, with what is known as a ‘radius clause’.

Richards addressed the issues on Twitter earlier this week, in response to a tweet from DJ Mila, who expressed her frustration with not being able to play HARD Summer, claiming she just wanted to “play music with all my friends.”

You can see Richards’ response at the bottom of the page.

Skrillex and Boys Noize are also set to reunite under their hugely popular Dog Blood moniker for the next edition of HARD Summer 2017, which will be celebrating its 10 anniversary this summer.

Rob McCallum is DJ Mag’s deputy digital editor. Follow him on Twitter here.