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TORCHE Founding Frontman To Leave The Band After Coming Tour

Well this sucks.

A photo of the members of the band Torche

Torche will open for Meshuggah on their coming tour this fall, after which point founding vocalist and guitarist Steve Brooks will leave the band. Brooks revealed the news on his Instagram, saying he's been lucky to have the group for all these years but doesn't have it in him "to keep this going living on opposite sides of the country."

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No word on what this means for Torche as a band yet considering they won't have a vocalist after the tour, but we'll see what happens.

"We're a few months away from the last tour I'm doing with Torche. We've been so very lucky and went far beyond what I imagined. I just don't have it in me to keep this going living on opposite sides of the country. Much love to my band members and everyone that supported us these 18 years! See y'all this Sept/Oct ✌️❤️"

Catch Torche on their final run with Brooks this fall at one of the dates below.

w/ Meshuggah & Converge

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9/16 Worcester, MA – Palladium
9/17 Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
9/18 New York, NY – Hammerstein Ballroom
9/20 Silver Springs, MD – The Fillmore
9/21 Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
9/23 Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life (Meshuggah only)
9/24 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre
9/25 Columbus, OH – Express Live
9/27 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
9/28 Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Theatre
9/29 Chicago, IL – Radius
9/30 Minneapolis, MN – Myth Live

w/ Meshuggah & In Flames

10/2 Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
10/4 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield Theatre
10/7 Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival
10/8 Riverside, CA – Riverside Municipal Auditorium
10/9 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
10/10 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
10/12 Dallas, TX – The Factory in Deep Ellum
10/13 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
10/15 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
10/16 Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre

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