UPDATE 10:16 p.m: Vektor has since removed the Facebook post stating the rest of the band's departure. No further information is available at this time.
UPDATE #2: Vektor has since released a new statement stating the band will continue with a new lineup.
Original Story: I named Vektor's Terminal Redux as my album of the year, and I've been seeing the album popping up on a fair amount of lists as well. The album took Vektor 5 years to create, and from this apex it seems thing have the potential to end where they are.
According to Vektor's Facebook, original guitarist Erik Nelson, alongside drummer Blake Anderson and bassist Frank Chin, have all quit the band. This leaves vocalist and frontman David DiSanto as the lone member of Vektor, and possibly the final member of Vektor.
The trio don't go into too much detail about the split, but assure fans they'll be around. Seriously though, if Vektor ends, DiSanto better take his space howls to another band.
Greetings Vektonauts. With sadness we must inform you that we, Blake, Frank, and Erik, are all departing from Vektor effective immediately. It has been a completely incredible 10-ish years that has brought us all around the world and introduced us to so many super generous, passionate, friendly people and produced three albums of which we are extremely proud. Seeing the reception for Terminal Redux in particular after all of the hard work put into it has been very humbling. Sadly we've reached a point where we can't continue with the working arrangement we have, for a number of reasons that we find unnecessary to discuss publicly. There's no big story or drama, people and personalities simply change and drift apart and we've reached our limit.
The three of us are lifer musicians and will continue to be. You'll be seeing us in other contexts, other bands, recordings, tours, and more. Our time in Vektor has been a major part of our lives and parting with that will be a serious adjustment, but ultimately we're excited to see other new ways we can put our ideas to use. We are -hugely- grateful to everyone that came out to shows, picked up merch, listened to the music, showed us a great time and kept us going. We accomplished more than we ever thought was possible when we joined and we hope you'll stay tuned for what we do next – you have certainly not seen the last of us.
We don't know if this means Dave will seek new members and continue Vektor or not, that is for him to decide and announce in his own time.
Given that it's the holidays and the future of the band is out of our hands, we'd appreciate some space for the time being as we enjoy time with friends and family (please don't message our personal pages about it, we won't reply). All the best and we'll see you down the road.
-Blake, Frank, and Erik