Progressive dying 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 alternative has but been introduced, which could clarify why Persefone lately dropped off Ne Obliviscaris‘ North American tour.
“Hello all, there is not any simple approach to say this, however I’ve determined to half methods with Persefone,” wrote Pia. “Leaving the band has been a extremely powerful determination for me to take however I have to take a step apart so I can concentrate on my children and household.
“This band wants somebody who may give their 200% and I can not be the one to meet their want proper now. I actually hope you perceive and that you may hold supporting my brothers within the band with out me.”
“I might prefer to thank all my bandmates for all these years preventing collectively in opposition to all odds. You actually are household to me. Thanks to all of the superb individuals I’ve met throughout this superb journey: musicians, roadies, crew members and plenty of extra. And never any much less essential, I need 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 effectively, saying: “One of many hardest conditions that will come from being in a band is to half methods with somebody that has been a part of your life for years.
“After virtually 20 years, numerous exhibits, releasing 6 albums, touring the world and dwelling and studying collectively, Marc has determined to step away from Persefone to concentrate on his stunning household.
“Marc, we will not however thanks for all of your effort, kindness, brotherhood, and presence all through this entire journey. You might be and all the time will likely be part of us and we want you and your future endeavours all one of the best. Love you Marc!”
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