Drummer and founding member of Attila Sean Heenan has parted ways with the band.

“Its 2K17, a new year and new beginnings. It breaks my heart to announce this, but after 11 amazing years Attila and I have parted ways,” Heenan announced via Instagram.

Read more: Attila announce tour with New Years Day, Bad Omens, Cane Hill

In his post, Heenan said that although he may no longer be a part of the band, he does not see this as the end of his musical career.

“An announcement about my future with Attila. Thank you for all the support over the years. I love you guys. I am distraught over the bands decision however life must go on and I am excited to see what the future holds!”

Attila have released six studio albums, most recently, Chaos, which was released Nov. 4, 2016. After touring this fall alongside Chelsea Grin, Emmure and Sylar, the band will be headed on a headlining spring tour with New Years Day, Bad Omens and Cane Hill.

Attila have yet to comment on Heenan’s departure.

Read Heenan’s statement in full below:

Watch more: Fronz prank calls Kellin Quinn, explains Attila lifestyle