AS I LAY DYING drummer Jordan Mancino will sit out the band’s upcoming tour dates on account of “quite a few ongoing inside points” that “haven’t but been resolved.”
Earlier in the present day (Thursday, June 9),the 39-year-old musician launched the next assertion through social media: “To all of our followers, my mates, household and supporters throughout the trade. There have been quite a few ongoing inside points with AS I LAY DYING that have to be labored out. It was my want to keep away from any additional touring till these points had been resolved. Since they haven’t but been resolved, it’s with a heavy coronary heart that I announce I cannot be acting on any upcoming tour dates till additional discover. Due to all of you on your understanding.”
Mancino‘s announcement comes lower than a month after AS I LAY DYING‘s longtime bassist/vocalist Josh Gilbert revealed that he was leaving the band. In an announcement, the remaining members of AS I LAY DYING stated that Gilbert “determined to exit” the group “to pursue different musical alternatives.” Josh is being changed on the street by Ryan Neff of MISS MAY I. Enjoying second guitar on the trek can be Ken Susi of UNEARTH.
Josh was the second AS I LAY DYING member to go away the band in lower than a 12 months. Final August, guitarist Nick Hipa confirmed his exit from AS I LAY DYING, explaining that he might now not justify being a part of “a superficial pursuit” of the “story and that means” that the band’s 2018 reunion was constructed upon.
AS I LAY DYING frontman Tim Lambesis was famously convicted in 2014 for his position in a murder-for-hire plot towards his estranged spouse.
In Might 2014, Lambesis was sentenced to 6 years in jail after pleading responsible to paying a San Diego police officer posing as a hitman $1,000 to kill his spouse. Roughly two and a half years later — on December 17, 2016 — he was discharged from a California detention facility and was transferred to the Division of Grownup Parole Operations.
In June 2018, AS I LAY DYING performed its first present with Lambesis in 5 years and launched a brand new single. Lambesis additionally owned as much as his crimes in an extended apology on the band’s Fb web page after his launch.
In September 2019, AS I LAY DYING launched its seventh full-length album, “Formed By Hearth”, through Nuclear Blast.
The return of AS I LAY DYING raised some questions, significantly since Hipa categorically denounced the band’s disgraced frontman as a “sociopathic narcissist in particular want of rehabilitation” in a social-media put up again in 2014.
Final September, AS I LAY DYING launched a brand new music known as “Roots Under” which was initially a B-side leftover from when the periods for “Formed By Hearth”.
This previous March, AS I LAY DYING introduced the “Two Many years Of Destruction” tour. The U.S. leg of the trek will kick off on June 10 in Las Vegas. Becoming a member of the band for the 30 dates will WHITECHAPEL, SHADOW OF INTENT, BRAND OF SACRIFICE (June 24-July 17),and OV SULFUR (June 10-23) The tour will conclude on July 17 in Oklahoma.