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They'll still play all their shows.

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Amaranthe has parted ways with harsh vocalist Henrick "GG6" Englund Wilhelmsson, who sang in the band between 2013 and present day. Wilhelmsson said his decision to leave the band was a combination of wanting to be home with his family more often and feeling like he was enjoying being on the road less over the years.

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"I'm sorry to say that i got some sad news for ya'll! I will no longer be a part of Amaranthe. After 2 years at home caused by corona, something hit me. I freakin loved being at home with my family and started to dream about doing something else. Something more important and also to NOT spend more time away from my kids. For many reasons I also slowly stopped enjoying life on the road with Amaranthe. It became more of a job and something I pushed myself to do. Not like back in the days when I had some serious fun all the time!

"I want to thank all my fans for your support over the years and I promise I'll be back with killer GG6 stuff in the future when the mood and creativity finds it way back to me! Cheers n' love and good luck to Amaranthe in the future."

Amaranthe has also commented on the situation, saying they fully respect Henrik's decision.

"We fully respect and understand Henrik's decision, and we wish him all the best on his future adventures. Henrik is truly one of the world's foremost growlers, as anyone who have seen him rip through our songs live knows, and we can't wait to see what he comes up with next! Keep your eyes peeled to his socials to stay up to date with forthcoming GG6 madness! This summer's shows will be performed by two special guests, stay tuned!"

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Amaranthe also began teasing studio time, though they noted in the hashtags that they're not yet working on a new record.

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