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Sleep Serapis Sleep Splits With Static Age Records

Sleep Serapis Sleep has issued the following announcement about parting with Static Age Records:

"There are three big, scary pieces of information that we want to share with everyone today:

1. We are no longer affiliated with Static Age Records
2. Rich Yocum is leaving (and being replaced by Joe Balsewicz)
3. The release of our new record is being postponed

"Likely Asked Questions, Answered: What happened with Static Age? Disagreements. As a point of professional courtesy we have little else to say on the subject. Truthfully, we are all excited to be independent again. This band means everything to us; we take our instruments and songs very seriously. If we find we are working with someone with whom we disagree in matters of ethical and professional integrity, you can expect that relationship to fade and fast. We do hope to find a label to call home, one that shares our outlook on music.

"Why is Rich leaving? Rich is hanging up his 'DIY Touring' hat. Yes, it is a huge bummer, but we will all survive. We still kick it with him and love him to death. He'll probably turn up in another project soon, so be on the lookout for that. His replacement, Joe Balsewicz, is show-ready and we will have no show delays or cancellations moving forward. His first show will be The $4 Show at the Miramar, March 26th. (Pssst, Joe is single, so get at him ladies... and dudes.)

"Why is the release being postponed? Number one lead to number three; Rich's departure is purely coincidental.

"When will the CD be released now? Though discussions with other label options are underway, we are prepared for another independent release if it comes to it. Fear not, friends! This would be our third independent release, and we are more than ready to go it alone if we can't work something else out! We are expecting a summer release. Stay tuned for details!

"I already preordered the record! What about me?! You will not be forgotten! We've been handling the preorders ourselves all along and they will be set out! If you would like to make other arrangements for your order, you can contact Brandon at sleepserapissleep@yahoo.com by April 1st. Otherwise, your order will be shipped without the CD by that date (foam metal horns and all!) You will also receive the CD as soon as it releases with a free SSS poster for your support. (Also, check your inbox regularly because we may have to send you guys an unreleased track for being the most radical dudes ever!) Thanks again for everything guys! We're somehow more stoked than ever to release Pariah's Vow!"

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I'm really good friends with these guys. Great dudes all around, and very talented. They DEFINE the local metal scene where I live. Sad to see Rich leave.

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