Underoath have issued a brand new assertion outlining their obvious firing of longtime rhythm guitarist/vocalist James Smith. On this assertion issued late final month, Smith made clear that the band determined to half methods with him. Underoath have now issued the beneath assertion right this moment, April 07th:
“As a few of you’ve gotten seen, James was not on the Blind Obedience tour and we need to make clear that we now have formally determined to half methods.
We take care of James, we would like the very best for him, and that can by no means change. There have been variations that we hoped we’d be capable of work by that sadly, we realized we weren’t in a position to be. Some individuals will need to know particulars, however this was an extremely troublesome scenario and isn’t one thing that may or must be addressed on the web and we hope ya’ll perceive. We admire you all.
Thanks all a lot for all of the help over time and we’ll see you quickly.”
— Underoath (@UnderoathBand) April 7, 2023