Guitarist Taylor Lumley has quit Beartooth.
The musician, who has been with the Caleb Shomo-helmed project since 2013, confirmed the news yesterday in a statement posted to Twitter.
In it, he states that there was no bad blood between the him and the band, and that his decision is purely centred on shifting the focus towards his life and art.
Read it below.
I quit Beartooth today to focus more on my life and my art. I love all the dudes in our band and crew like family and there was no ill will at all.
Thank y’all for loving me through this chapter of my life, and encouraging me to love myself.
I’ll be back? pic.twitter.com/j4t0MyXQRR
— Taylor Lumley (@tlums) April 10, 2018
Beartooth frontman Caleb Shomo, who is currently hard at work on the band’s new album, is yet to make a comment on Taylor’s departure. Watch the video for Hated below.