It has been announced today that Cambridge based alternative rockers Mallory Knox have parted ways with their long-time vocalist, Mikey Chapman. The band have confirmed that they will continue on as a four-piece with bassist Sam Douglas taking on vocal responsibilities.
Having been a part of the band since its inception back in 2009, Chapman has been the band’s frontman for almost a decade. The exact reasons for his departure at the time of writing are uncertain.
He features on all of the band’s releases, starting from their 2011 debut EP ‘Signals’ up until their latest and third full-length, ‘Wired’, which dropped almost a year ago.
The news confirming Chapman‘s departure from the group was announced via an official statement published by the band via their Facebook page, in which the band also announced dates of an intimate UK tour throughout April.
You can read the band’s full statement and find all of their UK headline dates listed below.
“After nearly 9 years together, today we announce that Mikey has decided to part ways with Mallory Knox. As a band we respect his decision and wish him well for the future.
2018 marks a brand new chapter for the band and we’re excited to be continuing Mallory Knox with Sam taking the lead on vocals. We’ve been working hard behind the scenes writing and recording new music. We are very keen for you to hear it and you won’t be waiting long.
With this news comes the unveiling of a string of intimate UK headline tour dates. We’re ready to get back out on the road & play some new songs alongside the songs we’ve been playing for years. Head to malloryknox.com for details.
More announcements to follow so watch this space.
Sam, Joe, James & Dave
APRIL 16 – BRIGHTON, Haunt
APRIL 17 – CARDIFF, Globe
APRIL 18 – EXETER, Cavern
APRIL 20 – STOKE-ON-TRENT, The Sugarmill
APRIL 22 – GLASGOW, King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut
APRIL 23 – MANCHESTER, Rebellion
APRIL 24 – BIRMINGHAM, Mama Roux’s
APRIL 26 – NOTTINGHAM, Bodega
Tickets for all dates of the tour go on sale from 9:00AM this Friday (February 16th 2018), and can be purchased online from the band’s official website (here).