Former Bring Me The Horizon guitarist Curtis Ward has joined UK melodic-hardcore band Counting Days.

“The band mixes my favourite parts of metal and hardcore and uses them to create an awesome sound,” Ward tells Team Rock

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“I’ve been trying to make own band for a while now and have been struggling to find people who can commit the time.” 

Ward will perform with the band on their upcoming shows alongside Architects and at Download festival in June.

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He left Bring Me The Horizon in 2009 after being featured on the band’s debut EP, This Is What the Edge of Your Seat Was Made For, as well as their first and second studio albums: Count Your Blessings and Suicide Season.

Hear Counting Days' "Die Alone" below.