Mallory Knox vocalist Mikey Chapman has left the band, they have confirmed in a statement today.
Fans were shocked to hear of the frontman’s departure but the band will continue with bassist Sam Douglas taking over vocal duties.
The band broke the news on their Facebook page – read the full statement below:
“After nearly 9 years together, today we announce that Mikey has decided to part ways with Mallory Knox. As a band, we respect his decision and wish him well for the future.
2018 marks a brand new chapter for the band and we’re excited to be continuing Mallory Knox with Sam taking the lead on vocals. We’ve been working hard behind the scenes writing & recording new music. We are very keen for you to hear it & you won’t be waiting long.
With this news comes the unveiling of a string of intimate UK headline tour dates. We’re ready to get back out on the road & play some new songs alongside the songs we’ve been playing for years. Head to malloryknox.com for details.
More announcements to follow so watch this space.
Sam, Joe, James & Dave
The band have also announced an intimate UK tour for April as well as two festival appearances -Selby Pop Punk Pile-Up Festival and Camden Rocks.
Tickets for the headline tour go on sale this Friday at 9am.