Relient K Lose Drummer
2013-04-22 by TrstN01 | 32 Comments

Relient K's drummer Ethan Luck has officially announced his departure from the band. This comes just over a week after announcing that he and several other members would not be joining the band on their upcoming tour. No reason for the departure has been given, though he is now working as a guitar tech for Cold War Kids.

The official announcement can be read at the link below:

www.facebook.com/relientk/posts/10151574158334805

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Band Page: Relient K

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ABjordanMM
April 21st 2013

1290 Comments


sad

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North0House2
April 22nd 2013

5583 Comments


Oh well.

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tinathefatlard
April 22nd 2013

1572 Comments


Several other members? How many people are even in this band?

ABjordanMM
April 22nd 2013

1290 Comments


was 5

KotoFtw
April 22nd 2013

1058 Comments


Dang. I preferred his style to the older drummer. I hope these guys don't die off, they're coming off of their most respectable record yet.

TrstN01
April 22nd 2013

800 Comments


The other two who aren't on the tour are still in the band (at the moment), they just had personal conflicts with the tour or something like that.

toxin.
April 22nd 2013

11804 Comments


yeah that sucks, this new release is 90% likely to suck

TrstN01
April 22nd 2013

800 Comments


They just released a new song, and it's actually really good (imo). There's an article about it waiting to get approved.

toxin.
April 22nd 2013

11804 Comments


Wait is it? I'm pretty sure this is supposed to be poppy as shit so if you like that? IDK I loved FANSD's direction but

TrstN01
April 22nd 2013

800 Comments


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=io0yQfX10-s&feature=youtu.be

ABjordanMM
April 22nd 2013

1290 Comments


Have a feeling this albums gonna lean more toward five score more than anything.

toxin.
April 22nd 2013

11804 Comments


Whoa, that was infectious and uplifting. Stylistically I prefer Five Score's musical direction, but this is a surprisingly great song in spite of the overly anthemic chorus.

Thanks for the link, man.

TrstN01
April 22nd 2013

800 Comments


No problem! I'm glad you enjoyed it

TRMshadow
April 22nd 2013

4982 Comments


Liked these guys back in middle school... haven't really listened to them since.

toxin.
April 22nd 2013

11804 Comments


I'm excited, if this song is any indicator of the premise of the rest of the album, I know exactly how I'm going to review this.

henryChinaski
April 22nd 2013

2455 Comments


Too bad he left. New song is good.

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JayVex
April 22nd 2013

381 Comments


What's with all these pop-punk bands losing their drummers recently?

slimdaddy
April 22nd 2013

403 Comments


"He is working as a guitar tech for Cold War Kids"

Too bad he is skipping out on his band for a band that sucks so bad live

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skoopy48
April 22nd 2013

1308 Comments


Members leaving and album keeps getting delayed, not like Relient K

ABjordanMM
April 22nd 2013

1290 Comments


cant tell if thats sarcastic or not.

drasticaction74
April 22nd 2013

1675 Comments


not so lucky

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CrossAmber
April 22nd 2013

26 Comments


Still have a soft spot for these guys as I grew up listening to them. New song is pretty good although I'm hoping pretty strongly that every song on the new record won't be stylistically super happy and huge sounding.

ABjordanMM
April 22nd 2013

1290 Comments


the title track doesn't seem "super happy and huge sounding" so there's that.

CrossAmber
April 22nd 2013

26 Comments


mm, I haven't heard the title track yet. That's good. I wasn't trying to insult that sound but when an entire album is full of it short of one song (ie: Five Scores) it can come out as a mess.

ABjordanMM
April 22nd 2013

1290 Comments


Yeah i liked five score. Just didn't seem as cohesive as FANSD

CrossAmber
April 22nd 2013

26 Comments


It definitely had its highlights but a majority of the songs were too jarringly optimistic for me to take seriously. FANSD was really good though and the recent karaoke stuff they've released hasn't been bad either.

ABjordanMM
April 22nd 2013

1290 Comments


Yeah i can dig it. There's no doubt they're talented. But he just seems to write better songs when he's in a dark place. lol. A lot of song writers are like that it seems.

PaulShallPerish
April 22nd 2013

84 Comments


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vV-ieLJD3AQ

Phideaux
April 22nd 2013

1652 Comments


New song is pretty good, definitely looking forward to the album. FANSD was great in my opinion. I've liked all their stuff since Two Lefts

JohnFire
April 22nd 2013

166 Comments


"Trust me when I say, I wish this would have turned out differently. I tried my very best to not have things get to this point."

Now that sounds like band drama...

Azn.
April 24th 2013

5306 Comments


fuq

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demigod!
April 24th 2013

40970 Comments


he escaped



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