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Combichrist drummer, Joe Letz has announced his departure from the band. In a post on Facebook, Letz shares his fond thoughts of the remaining members and his feelings going forward. 

Letz says that his decision was not an easy one. However, he is confident in his choice to leave Combichrist without any hard feelings toward the rest of the band.

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“After 13 years the time has come for me to make my exit from Combichrist,” Letz says. “The decision did not come with ease, but with confidence. I’m currently on a road to recovery and happy to say that it’s taken me to a new place in life. One in which I can begin to forge new paths while building new relationships among new experiences. This is what’s best for me right now.”

The drummer continues to give nothing but praise for the remaining members. Letz shares that without them, his career and life would be entirely different.

“I have no hard feelings and I wish Andy and all of my former bandmates nothing but the best,” Letz continues. “Without them my career thus far would not have been possible. All of the friends I’ve made, the places I’ve seen, and experiences I’ve had have been thanks to them and for that I am eternally grateful.”

You can check out the full post below.

Combichrist is an American aggrotech band from Atlanta, GA. According to the band’s Facebook, the remaining members include frontman Andy LaPlegua, guitarist Eric13 and percussionist Nick Rossi.

Just last year, the band also lost bassist Brent Ashley. The former bassist left the band to move to Utah to work on his uncle’s dairy farm.

The band has also recently announced that they are set to make an appearance at France’s Hellfest 2019.

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