Lombardo issued the next assertion concerning his newest departure: “We knew 2022 was going to be comparatively straightforward, so far as schedules go, between myself and Testament. Sadly, 2023 has not been really easy. After months of making an attempt to work out particular tour dates, our schedules are simply conflicting an excessive amount of to make sense this yr. Subsequently, I can’t be becoming a member of Testament for his or her 2023 tour dates.
“We’re all thrilled that we have been capable of share the stage final yr, it’s some factor we wished to do for a really very long time. I had a tremendous expertise with the band and am wishing all of them the most effective shifting ahead. To the Testament followers, thanks for welcoming me, making each present a killer expertise, and to your understanding as all of us transfer ahead.”