Bassist Max Green has rejoined Escape The Fate after undergoing rehab, and newly recruited guitarist Kevin Thrasher has joined the line-up, taking Monte Money‘s place in the outfit who has decided to take a break from touring. The band made the following statement:
“Escape The Fate welcomes back bassist Max Green into the band’s touring fold along with new guitarist Kevin Thrasher, substituting for Monte Money, who has decided to step away from life on the road for now. The two join singer Craig Mabbitt and drummer Robert Ortiz to fill out the group.
Green, who took the first half of 2011 to get healthy and recover from addiction says, “I’m feeling great and am glad to be back with my band. Escape The Fate is my life. This is where I belong.” Thrasher, who previously toured for years with Love Hate Hero, is excited to hit the road Escape The Fate. Although Money will still be a creative force in the band, Thrasher has taken over lead guitar touring duties. Known for his shredding, powerful playing, he is an enthralling addition.”