Yes, that’s right. Fozzy are down a bassist after Sean Delson upped and left the band after eight years and three discs.
Fozzy claims that the departure was “a mutual decision.”
“Ever since the success of Chasing The Grail and the subsequent world tours that followed, it became apparent that Sean’s mindset and goals for Fozzy were different from ours,” says frontman and wrestler Chris Jericho.
“So we decided it would be best to make a change now rather than later and he agreed. But we love Sean as a brother and a player and we wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavors.”
The band have already replace Sean with Paul DiLeo as their new four-stringer. A press release claims “Paul is a seasoned veteran who’s played with such legendary performers as Billy Joel and Joe Lynn Turner and currently plays with Fozzy guitarist Rich Ward in Adrenaline Mob.”
DiLeo will join Fozzy at the end of the month, when the band headlines the second stage of Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar on two dates: one in Calgary, Edmonton, and another in Seattle, Washington.