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Adam “Nolly” Getgood Officially Quits PERIPHERY

Posted by on August 3, 2017 at 1:48 pm

In what can't really come as a surprise to anybody, bassist Adam “Nolly” Getgood has decided to officially leave Periphery. When the band announced their album last year, they noted Nolly would no longer be a touring member of the band. So it was only a matter of time.

In a statement, Nolly said he came to the decision on his own:

“A few weeks ago I came to the decision I didn’t want to continue as a member of Periphery. The Periphery guys are some of my best friends, I have nothing but high hopes for the future of the band, and I’ll always be a huge fan of the music, however after a year of not touring I became aware that I’m just not invested in the day-to-day decision-making and problem solving that constitutes so much of the reality of running a joint enterprise like Periphery. It’s simply not on my mind, and that’s not fair to the rest of the band, the band’s team, and everyone involved in making Periphery a success – and that includes you all too.

“The guys in Periphery are all incredible people and musicians, in their different and complementary ways. I know they’ll go on to achieve things I can’t even imagine, and I’ll be so happy to watch that happen.

“For my own part, I’ll continue to enjoy the more settled life at home with my wife, focussing on my production work and on GetGood Drums.

“I’ve got nothing but incredible gratitude for everything we experienced together and pride for what we accomplished. It has been an honour to play a role in something that has grown from humble origins to a genuinely genre-defining, internationally successful band. Thank you all for having me along for the ride. Really.”

It seems as though everybody ended things on the best of terms, and there doesn't seem to be any drama surrounding the matter. MetalSucks notes the band have been using backing tracks for the bass parts, but now I would assume they would seek out a full-time bassist. We'll keep you posted.

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