Jeremy Davis has been a member of Paramore since 2005 and has played on all four of Paramore’s studio albums. The band announced via a Facebook statement that he would be leaving the band and they would continue as a two-piece with lead singer Hayley Williams and guitarist Taylor York.
They described the split as “really painful” the statement continues:
“We’re really thankful for the people who have helped see us through hard times before and what we’ve discovered is that those people are just as much a part of this as we will ever be. We’re hopeful for Paramore’s future and we’re also excited for what Jeremy’s going to do next. Thank you all for your support and your belief in us. It’s kept us going. We will see some of you really soon on Parahoy. If you’re not coming on the cruise, we will still see you in 2016.”
Previously brothers Josh and Zac Farro also left the band back in 2010.