Pennywise Vocalist Quits
2009-08-21 by Adam Thomas STAFF | 28 Comments
Singer Jim Lindberg has left Pennywise after over 20 years with the band. He has been the band's main songwriter since their formation in 1988.

He released the following statement announcing his departure: "After 20 years, nine albums and thousands of shows around the world, my time in Pennywise has come to an end. Being the singer for this band has been an amazing experience, and along the way we made some of the best fans anyone could ask for. There are few things that made me more proud than seeing people at our shows singing our songs, and it’s your support and encouragement that’s kept me going this long. would sincerely like to thank everyone who helped us along the way and wish everyone in the Pennywise family the best of luck and continued success.”
Tagged: Pennywise

Comments:Add a Comment 
Athom
Staff Reviewer
August 21st 2009
17231 Comments


They may not have done anything that worthwhile recently, but this fucking sucks. Without Jim there's no Pennywise. Every time I've seen them they were great live and Full Circle is one of my favorite albums of the 90's.

charlesfishowitz
August 21st 2009
1794 Comments


what does randyfrompennywise have to say about all of this?

Satellite
August 21st 2009
20826 Comments


Whoa brah, say it ain't so. Seriously, though, I loved this band in high school, and they've always been entertaining live.

Willie
Moderator
August 21st 2009
16149 Comments


Their albums were always good. Too bad.

Digging: Mors Principium Est - Dawn Of The 5th Era

PuddlesPuddles
August 21st 2009
4787 Comments


They may not have done anything that worthwhile recently, but this fucking sucks. Without Jim there's no Pennywise


Every word of this

This comes as a wtfff

Altmer
August 21st 2009
5652 Comments


if they ever put out an album again i would be pennywise to get my nickelback

killrobotmusic
August 21st 2009
670 Comments


This is unexpected. Bad news for sure.

StrizzMatik
August 21st 2009
3232 Comments


And after a long career, Bad Religion Jr. calls it quits. j/k, this kinda sucks but PW hasn't been good in ten years so w/e

PanasonicYouth
August 21st 2009
7412 Comments


well this fucking sucks

Tits McGee
August 21st 2009
1876 Comments


if they ever put out an album again i would be pennywise to get my nickelback


way to ruin it

XNoMercyX
August 21st 2009
121 Comments


Noooooooo, his voice DEFINES their sound. Fuck.

ToWhatEnd
August 21st 2009
3172 Comments


if they ever put out an album again i would be pennywise to get my nickelback
+1 such a classic line, way to bring it back. I think this is on par with the Blackwater Park intro. Never was big on these guys...at all.


rikkisteve
August 21st 2009
43 Comments


One of my favorite bands of all time. I still remember the day I bought their 1st CD.

I had a feeling that all of my favorite 90's punk bands would eventually start breaking up being that it is 2009, but that doesn't make it any easier to deal with.

Fort23
August 21st 2009
2480 Comments



"if they ever put out an album again i would be pennywise to get my nickelback"

obligatory lol.

so then what the hell will they do now.

Asiatic667
August 22nd 2009
4648 Comments


"if they ever put out an album again i would be pennywise to get my nickelback"


Wasn't funny back then, and promotes a long loud fart this time around as well


mitch91
August 22nd 2009
414 Comments


Looks like they're going to get a new singer and carry on. I like Pennywise quite a lot, but hopefully a new singer will bring some new influences and ambition to change their (fairly predictable) sound.

Digging: Mark Lanegan - Blues Funeral

Aaron
August 22nd 2009
652 Comments


Wait! Can't believe it. Another victim, another life, another wasted casualty.

ToWhatEnd
August 22nd 2009
3172 Comments


Wasn't funny back then, and promotes a long loud fart this time around as well
Joined: 10-14-08 uh...who the hell are you and what is this back then you speak of?

Altmer
August 22nd 2009
5652 Comments


glad you guys have a PhD in humour

StrizzMatik
August 22nd 2009
3232 Comments


Looks like they're going to get a new singer and carry on. I like Pennywise quite a lot, but hopefully a new singer will bring some new influences and ambition to change their (fairly predictable) sound.

Band needs to break up, and replace "fairly predictable" with "Bro'd Religion"

KILL
August 24th 2009
72285 Comments


agreed

Digging: Throwing Muses - Throwing Muses

thekevs
August 26th 2009
7 Comments


damn this sucks ass

RandyfromPennywise
September 1st 2009
752 Comments


A little part of me died when I just read this. My high school days must be well and truly over, then.

Chris Cornell new lead singer?

Willie
Moderator
September 1st 2009
16149 Comments


I heard they're going to try to get the chick from Paramore.

RandyfromPennywise
September 11th 2009
752 Comments


Taylor Swift would be my first choice.

Now that would actually fuken rock.

Retributionist82
January 15th 2011
5 Comments


Well, that does suck. . .i seriously hope they can get someone who is just as good a singer. His voice was awesome! the kind of voice i would like to have. lol but yeah, good luck to them.

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
January 15th 2011
8026 Comments


I heard they're going to try to get the chick from Paramore.



Pennymore

Static
January 15th 2011
2656 Comments


nice year bump bro



You have to be logged in to post a comment. Login | Create a Profile





MOST VIEWED NEWS

Thrice to reunite in 2015?
Grohl/Taylor supergroup signed
Incubus reveal upcoming releases
SUMAC premiere new song
The Weeknd debuts contribution to..
The new Colour Haze record is out
Methadone Skies unveil new LP
Bobby Shmurda & crew indicted
Second To Sun release new song
Imagine Dragons release new single


OTHER RECENT NEWS

Red releases album teaser
Two new Toxik songs
Upcoming Mauno Meesit album news
Adversary stream debut album
Mortal Strike stream debut LP
Echo Tail stream third album
Angra detail new album
New Anamanaguchi THUMP mix
Thrown to the Sun release new vid..
Ling Tosite Sigure release new so..
NYVES releases new song
Melechesh post lyric video
Scorpions detail new album
East of the Wall team up with Cry..
Thrown to the Sun stream new album

» see all news

RELATED REVIEWS
Pennywise
Yesterdays
Pennywise
All or Nothing
Pennywise
Reason to Believe
Pennywise
The Fuse
Pennywise
From The Ashes
FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2014 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy