Turnover Part Ways With Guitarist
Earlier today Turnover announced that they had officially disbanded from guitarist Eric Soucy for the “foreseeable future” due to emotional abuse accusations made against the individual.
The band made a rather personal Facebook post addressing the incident and Soucy’s departure, telling fans that they wanted to originally give Soucy time to address the issue directly with them in a private space, but that they had now realized that it wasn’t the right way to go about the incident as a whole.
The accusations against Soucy were allegedly made known a few months ago, but weren’t addressed publicly by the band until today.
The full Facebook post read:
Many of you have noticed Eric’s recent absence from the band and we wanted to take a minute to address it before we start sharing new music.
Eric has left the band for the foreseeable future to address personal issues, and has been receiving professional counseling related to his personal relationships and emotional abuse allegations made against him. The band agreed this was the best course of action to accept responsibility for this behavior and to help Eric make personal changes in how he manages his interpersonal relationships.
We are sorry for not addressing this publicly earlier on. We wanted to address the issue directly with Eric in a private space but now realize this wasn’t the right way to go about things. We stand with victims of abuse – always. We are working hard to find real solutions to these issues that force all people in these situations to address their actions and to accept accountability and responsibility for them.”
The band also announced their new upcoming album, “Good Nature” following the Facebook post. Alongside the announcement, Turnover also revealed their newest lead single “Super Natural.”
View Turnover’s new single below: