Dead by April kicks out singer

2013-03-18 by Simon Pettersen | 16 Comments
Swedish pop/metal lovechild Dead by April have announced the departure of their founding member, vocalist and main composer Jimmie Strimmel. According to their press statement issued on March 18th they were forced to ask Jimmie to leave the group due to his "personal problems".

They also revealed that a permanent replacement has been found in Christoffer Andersson (What Tomorrow Brings/Sonic Syndicate) and that they will be releasing a new EP in May.

"We’re deeply sorry to inform you that Jimmie Strimell no longer will be a part of Dead By April. The reason we had to make this decision is because of Jimmie’s personal problems. His problems has affected the band for many years and we have basically tried everything we could to make this work. We have even gone through group therapy lately to get honesty and sincerity into the group. As nothing changed we had to realize that if we want to move forward with this band there’s unfortunately no other way but to continue without Jimmie. We’re sick of not knowing whether he’ll turn up for shows, recordings and sick of having such bad environment within the band – at all time. It came to a point where we could not be in the same vehicle."

Read the whole story:

www.deadbyapril.com/

Tagged: Dead by April

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CK
March 18th 2013
6104 Comments


lolololololololololololololol

AtomicWaste
Moderator
March 18th 2013
2499 Comments


Jimmy Kimmel?

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joshieboy12345
March 18th 2013
5379 Comments


He really will be Dead by April.

CK
March 18th 2013
6104 Comments


Wow joshie, that was real fucking clever

Vakarian12
March 18th 2013
4067 Comments


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDtSf9pseOw

Aspenshadow
March 19th 2013
326 Comments


guy sounds like a piece of shit glad they kicked him

now they need to study some actual songwriting techniques and maybe they'll make a halfway decent album

Funeralopolis
March 19th 2013
13743 Comments


justin timberlake needs a band and dead by april need a vocalist!

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benkim
March 19th 2013
2862 Comments


If only someone would kick the rest of them out.

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CamGrovesfan
March 19th 2013
167 Comments


Jimmie and Pontus are the band :/ sad to see the best member go :/

NeoSpaz
March 19th 2013
4528 Comments


lol good

BigPleb
March 19th 2013
45892 Comments


Hopefully they'll kick themselves off the face of the universe

NeoSpaz
March 19th 2013
4528 Comments


that would also be nice

Eclecticist
March 19th 2013
3863 Comments


lol Christoffer Andersson helped ruin Sonic Syndicate so this upcoming EP is likely to be shit

NeoSpaz
March 19th 2013
4528 Comments


good

CamGrovesfan
March 19th 2013
167 Comments


I can't find any samples of Christoffer :/ can anyone help?

Vakarian12
March 19th 2013
4067 Comments


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDtSf9pseOw [2]



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