Progressive loss of life steel band Persefone has parted methods with longtime vocalist Marc Martins Pia. Pia fronted Persefone from 2004 to current day, and is leaving the group to concentrate on household. No substitute has but been introduced, which could clarify why Persefone not too long ago dropped off Ne Obliviscaris‘ North American tour.
“Hello all, there is not any simple strategy to say this, however I’ve determined to half methods with Persefone,” wrote Pia. “Leaving the band has been a very robust choice for me to take however I must take a step apart so I can concentrate on my children and household.
“This band wants somebody who can provide their 200% and I am unable to be the one to satisfy their want proper now. I actually hope you perceive and that you would be able to hold supporting my brothers within the band with out me.”
“I might prefer to thank all my bandmates for all these years combating collectively towards all odds. You actually are household to me. Thanks to all of the superb folks I’ve met throughout this superb journey: musicians, roadies, crew members and plenty of extra. And never any much less vital, I wish to thank all our followers, our brothers and sisters across the globe for giving us their energy and like to hold doing this.”
“Thanks to everybody and hold flowing like waves. Peace.”
Persefone issued their very own assertion as nicely, saying: “One of many hardest conditions which will come from being in a band is to half methods with somebody that has been a part of your life for years.
“After nearly twenty years, numerous exhibits, releasing 6 albums, touring the world and residing and studying collectively, Marc has determined to step away from Persefone to concentrate on his lovely household.
“Marc, we won’t however thanks for all of your effort, kindness, brotherhood, and presence all through this complete journey. You’re and at all times shall be part of us and we want you and your future endeavours all the most effective. Love you Marc!”
Need Extra Metallic? Subscribe To Our Each day Publication
Enter your data beneath to get a day by day replace with all of our headlines and obtain The Orchard Metallic e-newsletter.