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Band of Horses loses Mat Brooke


Easy come, easy go I guess. Barely two years after formingand managing in that time to get signed to Sub Pop, release a great album and start scoring television appearancesPitchfork has reported that Band of Horses have lost the services of Mat Brooke, one of the founding members of the band.


According to reports, even though Brooke played an integral part in the creation of the bands debut Everything All the Time, he wasnt present for their tour dates. A statement from the band explained the situation: Mat was originally in the band to help with songwriting, and that due to his other projects taking off, he is no longer in the band.


You can still catch the Brooke-less band at one of the following dates:


07-28 Seattle, WA – Capitol Hill
07-29 Chicago, IL – Union Park (Pitchfork Music Festival)
08-10 Oslo, Norway, – Oya Festival
08-11 Emmaboda, Sweden – Emmaboda Festival
08-13 St. Malo, France – La Route du Rock Festival
09-04 Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line Music Cafe
09-08 Boston, MA – Paradise
09-09 Clinton, NY – Hamilton College
09-10 New York, NY – Webster Hall
09-11 New York, NY – Webster Hall
09-13 Washington, DC – Black Cat
09-14 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
09-15 Charlotte, NC – Tremont Music Hall
09-17 Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
09-20 Birmingham, AL – Double Tree
09-26 Boulder, CO – Fox Theatre
10-02 Los Angeles, CA – Avalon
10-03 Los Angeles, CA – Avalon
10-04 San Francisco, CA – Fillmore
11-04 Seattle, WA – Showbox
11-05 Seattle, WA – Showbox

Related Links:

Prefix Review: Band of Horses [Everything All the Time]

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