As I Lay Dying proceed to endure modifications, with drummer Jordan Mancino being the most recent member to exit the group. Mancino just lately revealed through social media that he wouldn’t be drumming on the band’s upcoming touring, citing “inside points” that wanted to be labored out. Following that assertion, As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis has revealed that the group intends to maneuver ahead with out Mancino as makes an attempt to reconcile proved unsuccessful.
In his assertion, Lambesis revealed that Mancino had refused to speak with the remainder of the band besides by means of legal professionals, and that they just lately acquired authorized paperwork stating that the drummer wished to maneuver on from the group. Lambesis assertion may be learn in full under:
There was a public assertion just lately made by Jordan Mancino concerning “inside points inside AILD”. We really feel that it’s essential to share a bit extra data with the followers on the matter with a view to higher perceive the scenario and keep away from making any wrongful assumptions.
For in regards to the previous 2 years, Jordan has ex-communicated himself from the remaining members of AILD informing us that he needs to solely communicate by means of legal professionals shifting ahead.
There have been quite a few makes an attempt by the remaining members to reconcile with Jordan to seek out widespread floor in learn how to proceed AILD in a wholesome and optimistic method.
In preparation for post-pandemic band exercise, the remaining members felt it unfair to have our ambitions hindered by somebody who refused to contribute or talk overtly. We really feel this isn’t an environment friendly means for a band (or enterprise) to function productively.
We supplied Jordan the possibility to get collectively and jam previous songs, and even simply get right into a room collectively to speak weeks previous to a longtime deadline earlier than needing to discover a fill in drummer for the upcoming excursions. We had no response till we have been met with authorized paperwork that Jordan wished to maneuver on from the band and anticipated a cost in return.
The remaining members really feel that we should discover different options to maintain AILD shifting ahead with out Jordan Mancino concerned. There may be nothing private with this case in any means. We wish to proceed enjoying music and we can’t be an efficient workforce if a member needs to restrict all progress and productiveness by refusing to speak.
The remaining members who write the songs, deal with touring logistics, merchandise, and so forth really feel assured that we are able to pursue our inventive ambitions shifting ahead with higher ease understanding that each one members, producers, brokers, crew members, and so forth are enthusiastic to be concerned. The driving power of AILD remains to be nicely in tact.
Jordan has had a protracted profession of performing AILD songs very nicely, and his drumming on our earlier information particularly actually pushed the style as an entire. We’ll eternally be glad about his contributions and the nice instances we shared.
Mancino turns into the third band member to exit As I Lay Dying since they reunited with Lambesis in 2018. Guitarist Nick Hipa was the primary to go away, confirming his exit in an August 2021 assertion. Bassist Josh Gilbert’s departure came in May of this yr. And now Mancino is exiting the band as nicely, leaving Lambesis and guitarist Phil Sgrosso because the lone remaining basic lineup band members.
The band’s most up-to-date album was 2019’s Formed By Fireplace. Although Mancino just isn’t with them, former Unearth drummer Nick Pierce is dealing with drumming duties for his or her present tour. Dates for the run may be seen here.
50 Rock + Steel Albums Turning 10 in 2022
A decade has handed since these albums first graced our ears.