Sputnik's own instrumental prog-rockers Solterrra have announced the departure of their lead guitarist and founding member, Tanner Lichty (Sputnik user Twlichty).
He said: "I want to focus on other styles of music and
don't get along with one of the members"
Lichty was one of the band's main songwriters and distinguishing players.
The band announced on their Facebook page:
"The members of Solterra have decided to part ways with guitarist Tanner Lichty. Friday will be our last show with him and we wish him the best of luck with his future endeavors. After Friday Solterra will be holding auditions for a new guitarist. If you are interested in auditioning please contact one of the members or shoot us a message. Keep your ears peeled for a sneak peek of our upcoming LP. Solterra loves you all."