Jimmy Gregerson and Zach Johnson have left I See Stars.
I need to just clear the air since this continues to be awkward for me months after the fact and I just want it to be over with. I am no longer in I See Stars. I did not choose to leave, I was asked to leave. Why? I'm not really sure. I guess the rest of the guys felt they needed a change. I felt it was necessary to make this clear because as someone who was with I See Stars since day one I thought the fans deserved to know that I did not turn my back on them and walk away.
Jason Tate on 12/23/15 - 12:24 PM
The bassist of Lionfight went on a racist rant and was kicked out of the band. The band has released a statement:
Today an ex band member of lionfight decided on his own to say some really shocking and racist remarks on his personal page. Not only did he offend many, including the other band members, he set back the social clock greatly by his ignorant remarks. We say ex because we cannot have that mindset and mouthpiece be a representative of us personally or what we’ve worked so damn hard for. Bryan will no longer be playing music with us. We love him like a brother and we will always be there to pick him up when he falls but we cannot move forward with him being a part of this. He...
Jason Tate on 04/30/15 - 10:27 AM
Emmure have announced Adam Pierce as their new drummer.
We are happy to officially announce Adam Pierce being the new drummer for Emmure. His professional attitude towards touring, writing music and being in Emmure has given us a very positive and energetic outlook for the future. This may not be news to some of you as we’ve been all over the world together at this point. We welcome Adam to the group.
Jason Tate on 01/15/15 - 01:08 PM
Billy Corgan has confirmed Mike Byrne is no longer with Smashing Pumpkins.
Jason Tate on 06/15/14 - 04:55 PM
Comeback Kid drummer Kyle Profeta is no longer in the band.
It is time to finally say that our original drummer Kyle Profeta has left Comeback Kid. His last show was a few weeks ago in California. Kyle has been a significant and contributing member to our band since it's inception. We wrote "All In A Year" in his bedroom back in 2000. An amazing friend and an incredible talented drummer. Thanks Kyle for the great times. See his statement we have shared below. Kyle we wish you all the best! Love you! We would also like to welcome Jesse Labovitz to the fold. He is now on his second tour with us and is killing it. We are psyched to have him on board! We're out on tour across Canada...
Deborah Remus on 05/13/14 - 12:28 PM
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/07/14 - 10:49 PM
Emarosa's new frontman has been confirmed as Bradley Walden (ex-Squid The Whale). An official announcement will come soon.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/28/13 - 08:13 PM
Bassist Eric Avery has left Nine Inch Nails.
Chris Collum on 05/15/13 - 10:56 AM
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit have added guitarist Sadler Vaden in preparation for their upcoming summer tour--dates are in the replies. Isbell releases his second solo album Southeastern on June 11 via Thirty Tigers.
Chris Collum on 04/29/13 - 05:33 PM
Yuck's lead singer/guitarist Daniel Blumberg has left the band. The band will continue without him, and they promise "new music [and] new tour dates...coming very soon."
Chris Collum on 04/16/13 - 09:31 AM
Deerhunter are back at Rare Book Room Studio in Brooklyn recording their follow up to 2010's Halcyon Digest. Bassist Josh Fauver appears to have left the group.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/12/13 - 03:20 PM
Kjartan Sveinsson has left Sigur Rós permanently. The band revealed the news today during their AMA on Reddit. On a positive note, the band stated that their new album would be "more aggressive" this time around. You can watch a tour teaser that features some new music in the replies.
About Kjartan's DepartureYes he has left the band. He said he spent half his life in the band and it was time to do something different," the band writes. They added, "Kjartan has left yes but all on a good note." and "He is planning to compose on his own.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/24/13 - 03:20 PM
After yesterday's comments by For Today guitarist Mike Reynolds, he has decided to leave the band in pursuits of Bible college with his wife. A statement from vocalist Mattie Montgomery can be viewed in the replies.

Update: Mike Reynolds has posted a statement of his own.
Jake Denning on 01/11/13 - 08:24 PM
Michael Remley has left Mixtapes.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/07/13 - 12:56 AM
Rob Caggiano has left Anthrax.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 01/06/13 - 12:12 AM
After their show in Connecticut tomorrow, Sparks The Rescue will continue on as a two piece. The band has plans to hit the studio by the end of January and they are already lining up tours for next year. You can read statements from each of the guys in the replies.
From Alex and TobyThis is an amicable departure and we all still love each other as brothers and as a family. We understand that this may come as a bit of a shock to the fans and friends, but we would appreciate it if everyone could be understanding and respectful of their decisions.
As for the future of Sparks The Rescue, although the times are changing, we are NOT breaking up. Alex and Toby have been in this band for many...
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/20/12 - 10:41 PM
United Nations will perform in Washington, DC on inauguration day. The band has also added members of Pianos Become The Teeth to their lineup.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/19/12 - 01:02 PM
Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks have been fired from the Beach Boys.

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Jason Tate on 09/27/12 - 10:11 AM
Girls frontman Christopher Owens has left the band.

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Jason Tate on 07/02/12 - 11:41 AM
Drummer Reed Murray is no longer in Tallhart. Read his official statement below.
Jake Denning on 06/22/12 - 06:30 PM
According to a new facebook picture, it looks like two Elevate: I Am members have joined A Static Lullaby. Additionally, it also looks like Brett Dinovo has rejoined on drums.

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Matthew Tsai on 08/26/11 - 04:48 PM
Andy Jackson is no longer in Terrible Things.

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Deborah Remus on 04/20/11 - 08:28 PM
Josh Lyford has left Four Year Strong on good terms. The band will continue on as a four piece.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/03/11 - 06:43 PM
Chris Wall has left The Republic of Wolves on good terms. He is currently looking for new local projects in New York.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 04/03/11 - 02:09 PM
Jon Siebels has officially returned to Eve 6, reuniting the band in full for the first time since 2007.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 03/15/11 - 09:05 AM
I Set My Friends On Fire have announced Ashton Howarth as the new guitartist in the band.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 03/15/11 - 08:47 AM
Guitarist Mike Frisby has left Blessthefall.

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Deborah Remus on 02/17/11 - 10:05 PM
Kid Coma have parted ways with their drummer who is also keeping the name. The band is continuing on without him and will now be known as Allcoy. They will be still be playing November 28th & 29th with D.R.U.G.S. at The Pike Room in Pontiac, MI and plan to release an album early 2011.

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Matthew Tsai on 11/19/10 - 07:25 PM
On The Spill Canvas' stop in Portland, ME last night, Dan Ludeman was replaced by another guy named Dan. On stage, new Dan was introduced as part of the band.
Matthew Tsai on 10/28/10 - 05:43 PM
Bassist Matt Koenig has been kicked out of Broadway Calls. An official statement can be found here.
Deborah Remus on 08/09/10 - 10:25 PM
Tyondai Braxton has left Battles.

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Deborah Remus on 08/06/10 - 05:02 PM
As a result of Christopher Moore's departure, I See Stars' original screamer Zach Johnson has rejoined the band.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 06/14/10 - 08:17 PM
My Chemical Romance and drummer Bob Bryar have parted ways.
Deborah Remus on 03/03/10 - 09:20 PM
Anthony Improgo has left Metro Station, leaving Trace and Mason as the band's remaining members.

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Blake Solomon on 12/26/09 - 12:50 PM
It looks like John Frusciante has left Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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Blake Solomon on 12/14/09 - 10:31 AM
Jimmy Chamberlin discusses his motivation to leave Smashing Pumpkins.
Steve Henderson on 03/24/09 - 01:52 PM
Jimmy Chamberlin has left Smashing Pumpkins leaving Billy Corgan again as the only original member. Corgan will be heading back into the studio this spring.
Steve Henderson on 03/22/09 - 01:56 PM
Jason has left Evergreen Terrace. Details are in the replies.

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Mike Kraft on 03/10/09 - 05:41 AM
Man Without Wax will be losing their drummer, Chip, after their current tour and will be looking for a replacement. Details can be found in the replies.
Jamie Pham on 01/23/09 - 03:38 PM
Chad O'Neal has decided to leave Sleeping at Last. A statement from the band can be seen in the replies.
Steve Henderson on 11/30/08 - 04:18 PM
Chris Faller has left The Hush Sound.

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Anton Djamoos on 10/23/08 - 04:25 PM
A Great Big Pile of Leaves have added Tucker Yaro to the band, covering bass and some vocal duties. The band is still looking for a second guitarist - check the replies for details.
Steve Henderson on 10/13/08 - 01:01 PM
The Get Go and Scott Murphy have mutually decided to part ways. Scott is going to focus on his covers album series in Japan. Brian Lee (ex-White Tie Affair) will be his replacement. The band will be entering the studio this week to record for their US debut with Marc McClusky.
Steve Henderson on 09/23/08 - 06:23 AM
Luke Dent (ex-The Dear Hunter) has joined Wax on Radio. The band is currently working on a new album.
Steve Henderson on 08/23/08 - 09:35 PM
Thieves and Villains have parted ways ways with drummer John Damiano.
Message From The BandThieves and Villains have parted ways with drummer John Damiano. We offer our deepest apologies to all of our fans and friends. Thank you for all your love and continued support, we greatly appreciate it!"
Nathan Lint on 04/15/08 - 01:21 PM

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