New Found Glory Boot Guitarist
2013-12-12 by andcas | 30 Comments

New Found Glory have broke the news, via Facebook, about the tough decision to part ways with rhythm guitarist Steve Klein. This comes as a huge shock to fans as he was a founding member, key songwriter/lyricist, and has been a part of the band for nearly 17 years. The announcement is vague in nature, but heavily implies their relationship is one that became strained beyond repair over a long period.

The official statement detailing where they go from here can be read in full below:

To All Our Fans,

It is with heavy hearts that we must let you know that Steve Klein is no longer a part of New Found Glory. We’ve had our differences with Steve over the years that have led us to this decision. We love Steve however personal differences have guided this decision and we no longer feel we can work with him. Rest assured that New Found Glory will still go on! After the Parahoy Cruise we are planning to write a new record and start this new chapter for our band. We have not decided on who will fill Steve’s position however we will let you know our plans as soon as we figure that out. We love you, our fans, so much and appreciate your dedication and loyalty to our band. We hope you stick by us during this difficult time.

We love you,

Chad, Jordan, Cyrus, and Ian


http://musicfeeds.com.au/news/new-found-glory-announce-departure-of-steve-klein/

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wowyouresohxc
December 12th 2013

86 Comments


TYBA

Spec
December 12th 2013

27153 Comments


17 years damn.

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
December 12th 2013

50116 Comments


give him the boot ah roots ah radical

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SnakeDelilah
December 12th 2013

6652 Comments


At least Chad is still in the band, he's only worthy member in NFG.

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Spec
December 12th 2013

27153 Comments


No cause Jordan

SnakeDelilah
December 12th 2013

6652 Comments


fuck jordan and his psuedo-morrissey haircut.

DeathsThread
December 12th 2013

214 Comments


i was hoping it was chad so he could go back to Shai Hulud

Hep Kat
December 12th 2013

15352 Comments


band remains terrible

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ReAnimator
December 12th 2013

311 Comments


read "Glory Finds New Booty" idk

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MyNameIsPencil
December 12th 2013

561 Comments


You're all aware he was the primary lyricist right?
shit this sucks

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theacademy
Staff Reviewer
December 12th 2013

28466 Comments


wow this sucks

out of left field

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
December 12th 2013

50116 Comments


Out of Left Field sounds like a NFG inspired pop punk band

bloc
December 12th 2013

34780 Comments


Is this the guy with the baseball cap glued to his head or the other one

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KILL
December 12th 2013

71482 Comments


hey at least hes not in new found glory anymore

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evilford
December 12th 2013

22382 Comments


more news that nobody cares about awesome

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Apollo
December 12th 2013

10298 Comments


Can't believe this band is still going

lignimvite
December 12th 2013

41 Comments


You gotta hang up your axe one day, and most bands are lucky to be relevant for 17 months, let alone 17 years. Many members split due to family reasons in less than 7 years of being in a band, but 17? Damn, props to him.

StallionMang
December 12th 2013

5470 Comments


Holy shit this band has been around for 17 years?

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andrianoc
December 12th 2013

99 Comments


I just saw NFG and ALK3 about a month ago and he was still in the band. What a shame! And fuck the haters of this band. They made my adolescent days a lot better and are still killin it live hehe

joshieboy12345
December 12th 2013

5370 Comments


Fuck, that sucks

crowing51
December 13th 2013

3448 Comments


i was hoping it was chad so he could go back to Shai Hulud[2]

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JohnFire
December 13th 2013

192 Comments


I guess it's All Downhill From Here...

Hospital
December 16th 2013

2053 Comments


Upsetting to say the least

crowing51
March 12th 2014

3448 Comments


Now we know why they kick him out...pedophile anyone?

http://www.altpress.com/news/entry/steve_klein_ex_new_found_glory_arraigned_on_child_pornography_lewd_conduct

bach
March 12th 2014

12383 Comments


he pulled a watkins

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crowing51
March 12th 2014

3448 Comments


Indeed...Now we know why they kicked him out lol.

StallionMang
March 12th 2014

5470 Comments


Ugh not this again smh

TheGreatQ
March 12th 2014

1354 Comments


Damn it where is andcas with a news article when we need him

bach
March 12th 2014

12383 Comments


MY FRIENDS OVER YOU!

crowing51
March 12th 2014

3448 Comments



Damn it where is andcas with a news article when we need him[2]

I know, he was the first to come to mind when i saw this. I miss him lol.



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