Good Tiger have parted ways with drummer Alex Rüdinger.

"After much thought, I've decided to leave my band, Good Tiger, to pursue other opportunities," the musician wrote in a statement.

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The Good Tiger drummer explained changes in his personal life and a desire to pursue different things helped him with the decision to leave the band.

"This is something that I've been thinking about for quite some time," Rüdinger explained. "Everyone in the band was well aware of it, and did nothing but encourage me to do what was best for myself."

"I feel immensely fortunate to have been in a band with such amazing people when life threw me this recent curve ball - I was shown nothing but support," he continued. "I have every intention of continuing my career in music, but in truth am not sure where I'm headed next."

Read Rüdinger's statement in full below:

The band also shared a statement.

"Alex has decided to part ways with Good Tiger, to pursue other opportunities. We fully support him in his decision and wish him the best of luck in the future," they wrote.

You can read the band's post below:

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