Drummer leaves Social Distortion
2010-03-09 by Damrod EMERITUS | 7 Comments

According to the official Social Distortion website, drummer Atom Willard parts ways with the band after only eleven months:

"Due to many foreseeable scheduling conflicts with his band Angels And Airwaves, we regret to announce that Atom Willard will no longer be able to continue on drums for Social Distortion. We know this was not an easy decision for him, but Atom is an incredible individual and we’re all better people for having him on board while we did. Atom will be sorely missed, but we wish him the very best."

There is no word yet about a possible replacement for Willard, or how this will impact the planned new album of the band. It seems though that the announced departure does not cancel the ongoing tour through South America

See the Social Distortion website for the original news post: http://www.socialdistortion.com/

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Apollo
March 9th 2010

10083 Comments


whaaaa



tripleb2k
March 9th 2010

217 Comments


Social D will be fine without him.

erasedcitizen
March 9th 2010

716 Comments


When are we gonna see a horrible, drawn-out, vindictive, obnoxiously arrogant motherfucker break-off from his band? It seems all these bands are becoming better people nowadays because of some drummer or bassist.

iamrockzorz
March 9th 2010

1028 Comments


Haven't we, as consumers of music, moved on from this band anyway by now? They're too old to play punk rock.

EmersonRhodes
March 9th 2010

19 Comments


Yeah, because this will make a difference.

intothepit83
March 9th 2010

2316 Comments


"Haven't we, as consumers of music, moved on from this band anyway by now? They're too old to play punk rock."
Someone needs a straight jacket for that comment

kenti123
March 9th 2010

120 Comments


what, is this the 10th one?



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