UnderoathDan Newman

Underoath Issue Statement On Parting Ways With Guitarist James Smith


Underoath have issued a new statement outlining their apparent firing of longtime rhythm guitarist/vocalist James Smith. In this statement issued late last month, Smith made clear that the band decided to part ways with him. Underoath have now issued the below statement today, April 07th:

“As some of you have noticed, James was not on the Blind Obedience tour and we want to clarify that we have officially decided to part ways.

We care for James, we want the best for him, and that will never change. There were differences that we hoped we’d be able to work through that unfortunately, we realized we weren’t able to be. Some people will want to know details, but this was an incredibly difficult situation and isn’t something that can or should be addressed on the internet and we hope ya’ll understand. We appreciate you all.

Thank you all so much for all the support over the years and we’ll see you soon.”

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