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Fozzy Guitarist Departs

Fozzy guitarist Ryan "The Kidd" Mallam has officially departed from the band, according to this posting from the band's official website:

We're sad to announce that Ryan "The Kidd" Mallam has officially let the band know that he will be leaving the band to pursue a full time position as a university swimming coach. The touring duties required by the band, especially in light of the forthcoming release, would not be compatible with his chosen occupation. He will be sorely missed and we wish him the best in his career.

In regards to his replacement the band will soon be accepting submissions from interested players who meet the unique requirements of the band and its live performance schedule. The details of the position will be made available here in the very near future.

Again, we're very sorry to lose such a fantastic player (as you'll hear on the new disc!) and a cool guy. There will always be just one Kidd!

Source: Metal Eater

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1. MAGNUM writes:

this sux. fozzy is one of the greatest rock bands ever. its a shame that "the Kidd" had 2 leave. hopefully the next guitarist will be even half as good.

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