Sleep On It announce departure of bassist AJ Khah—UPDATED
Updated: March 1 @ 7:35 A.M. EST
AJ Khah has released a statement regarding his departure from Sleep On It.
"I want to start this off by saying thank you. Thank you to Equal Vision and Rude Records for believing in us and our vision as a band. Thank you to Kevin Lyman, the warped tour family, Slamdunk festival, Johnny Minardi and Bob Donnelly for being my Jedi's with all your wisdom and guidance. State Champs, We The Kings, As It Is, With Confidence, Waterparks and Grayscale - thank you for all the inside jokes, bus rides and adventures. Thank you to all the friends and family that put us up over the last few years as we sped by in our van.
Most importantly - a big thank you to the fans. Thank you for all your support, for coming to the shows and screaming the words in my face. Y'all mean the world to me.
I always wanted to be a musician and use my skills as an entrepreneur to allow my band to stand out from the crowd.
As the band grew, so did I and the environment around me changed. I'm more [than] just a musician; I always want to have my mind working on something and it can be difficult in bands. They were looking for someone focused on bass.
I am not just a bassist.
My mind is always working on something:
business, my recording studio: Zero studio, music videos, twitch streams, a comic book, or a signature bass line.
I'm excited for my future, I've been working on a few things I know my fans will enjoy. I don't want to give away too many details - but I'm not done with music and will return to dancing and head banging on stage with you all again soon.
Peace and love
Original Story: February 28 @ 9:15 P.M. EST
Sleep On It have taken to social media to announce the departure of bassist AJ Khah.
The band released a statement today, February 28, announcing that Khah would no longer be part of the band.
You can read Sleep On It's full statement, below.
This is a difficult statement to make, but we have officially parted ways with bassist AJ Khah. This was a difficult and trying decision for all of us, but we truly wish him the best going forward. We are thankful for his dedication to this band over the past 6 years.
We are now looking forward to making 2019 an incredible year, including the release of our second full-length record and touring as much as possible. Thank you for all of your continued love and support.
-Sleep On It"
You can catch Sleep On It on the Petaluma tour in support of This Wild Life, alongside Crooked Teeth and Hold Close at the cities and dates listed below:
You can purchase your tickets for the event, here.
And be sure to check out the band's most recent release, "Disconnected" below.