UPDATED: April 12, 11:22 a.m. EST

Beartooth have shared a statement following Lumley's exit, wishing him “love, success, and happiness in his journey”—and promising new tunes ASAP.

Our close friend and brother Taylor Lumley has decided to leave Beartooth in order to focus on other creative endeavors. We wish him love, success, and happiness in his journey. Thanks for sticking with us in this transitional period. We’ll have some new tunes for you guys ASAP!

ORIGINAL: April 11, 2018 10:36 a.m. EST

Beartooth guitarist Taylor Lumley has quit the band, saying he wants to focus “more on my life and my art” and that there is “no ill will at all.”

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“Hey y’all, I quit Beartooth today to focus more on my life and my art,” he shared in a message on Twitter.

“I love all the dudes in our band and crew like family and there was no ill will at all. Thank y’all for loving me through this chapter of my life, and encouraging me to love myself. I’ll be back?”

The band have yet to comment on Lumley's exit.

Lumley has been with Beartooth since 2013. AP wishes him the best in his future endeavors.

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