It’s crappy news but drummer Mike ‘Ratboy’ Novak has left Every Time I Die ahead of the Buffalo hardcore crew releasing their fifth studio album, New Junk Aesthetic on 14 September 2009. We can’t wait for it.
Ratboy had the following to say about the matter:
“I have officially quit Every Time I Die due to personal conflicts. I feel like im getting myself out of an uncomfortable, unhealthy situation, and it’s for the best for everyone, and I’m ready to move on with my life. I still plan to play and be involved in music and am looking for a new project to pursue. This is a new exciting chapter in my life and hope anyone who has enjoyed me as a person/drummer in this band for the last 11 years, sticks with me for whatever endeavor the future brings me. Thanks to all the ETID fans throughout the years.”
On the topic of New Junk Aesthetic, ETID have contributed a track to a Warped Tour 2009 download compilation. You can listen to ‘The Marvelous Slut’ right here but go get the rest of it from Hurley.com.
What do you think about the new track? Make sure you tell us below!
We knew that The Bronx singer, Matt Caughthran and Dillinger Escape Plan singer, Greg Puciato were on the list of guest vocalists but ‘sexy’ Fall Out Boy bassist, Pete Wentz has provided some guest vocals as well, according to a Twitter update a few days ago:
“Just laid down some vox on @etidwastaken record. Hopefully I didn’t ruin it. Sorry if I did dudes (dudesinthebandnotinternetdudesthathateme).”
We don’t hate you Pete; we just feel sorry for your poor child who you called BRONX MOWGLI. You named your own son after a jungle being brought up by wolves. Actually, that’s pretty cool. If you’re on crack.