Underoath announce drummer departure

Underoath have confirmed long-time drummer Aaron Gillespie has left the band.

In a statement on the band’s MySpace page, the group state the decision was amicable.

We are taking this opportunity to sadly inform you the six of us have decided at the end of the current european tour, Aaron will no longer be playing in Underoath.  This was not a decision made in haste but a thought out and prayed upon group agreement.  It in no way effects any of the shows left on this tour.  They will still be our best efforts and enjoyable experiences for all.  For the future, Aaron will be pursuing other musical and ministry endeavors.  As for the rest of us we will continue to work hard on the new Underoath record.  We appreciate the love and support from everyone in the past and hope that all of us will continue to receive your support on our future paths. We love you guys. ….
Tim, Grant, Aaron, James, Chris, and Spencer….

7 Responses to “Underoath announce drummer departure”

  1. lockieb

    what the fuck, as much as i like the almost they are no where near as good as underoath…..would like to see what underoath sound like without him

  2. concepie

    sucks so bad! the almost is awesome but him not drumming in a style like underoath! suckks, definatly curious to hear what they will sound like without him

  3. callum710

    I love the almost. But underOATH more. And underOATH will never be the same with their clean vocals, and i always i asumed that made underOATH’s such creative lyrics aswell as the album theme’s

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