Panic! At The Disco guitarist Ryan
Ross and bassist Jon Walker have quit the band in
order to pursue individual music projects.
The announcement was made via
the band’s website today (July 6),
"Ryan Ross and Jon Walker will
be leaving Panic! At The Disco to embark on a musical
excursion of their own. Though the four of us have made music together in the
past, we’ve creatively evolved in different directions which has compromised
what each of us want to personally achieve. Over the years, we have remained
close and honest with each other, which helped us to realise that our goals
were different and that parting ways is truly what is best for each of us. We
are all excited for the future, you should be too.
-Ryan & Jon"
The message also states that singer Brendon Urie
and drummer Spencer Smith will continue to make music as Panic! At The Disco, and upcoming tour plans
will go ahead as planned.
Ross, who was also the main
songwriter in the band, is currently working on solo material in Los
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