Rise To Remain have announced that they have split.
Frontman Austin Dickinson revealed the news via the band’s Facebook page, writing:
“Its [sic] with a mixture of sadness and excitement that we reveal to everybody that Rise To Remain is no more. We travelled the world with this band, and, because of the people who supported us, managed to achieve so many things we never thought possible.
“Living the dream, in many cases, is not enough to hold it all together when the band is not stable, and after putting together the second record, Adam told us he was in a place where he felt the pressure of the album and the upcoming cycle and couldn’t continue, leading Ben to quit music altogether. To continue the band at this point, with as many line up changes as its had, with the two original members being Will and myself, seems pointless.”
Dickinson continues: “I wouldn’t say that this news is necessarily unexpected, as its been quiet on here for some time. We don’t feel any blame or animosity.”
But all is not lost for fans of the musicians. As Dickinson explains, a new band is now working on material.
“AS LIONS is the new band that Will, Conor and I have been working on since early last year. We wanted to take our time with it and build the material to the point where we knew we could burn the place to the ground. This is that time.
“There is no other way to kick this off, than with an anthem, a straight up belter, one that you can sing and move to.”
That song is “The Fall”, and you can listen to it via the stream below:
“Touring and shows will be announced shortly, but for now, we would rather let the song speak for itself, and find out what your reactions are,” Dickinson concludes.