This morning, Mallory Knox issued a statement revealing the departure of long-time vocalist Mikey Chapman. The statement read:
‘After nearly nine 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 & recording new music. We are very keen for you to hear it & 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
The band are still going ahead with their planned tour in support of their third album Wired which dropped last year. You can catch them at the following dates:
16 BRIGHTON The Haunt
17 CARDIFF The Globe
18 EXETER Cavern
20 STOKE Sugarmill
22 GLASGOW King Tut’s
23 MANCHESTER Rebellion
24 BIRMINGHAM Mama Roux’s
26 NOTTINGHAM Bodega
28 SELBY Pop Punk Pile-Up Festival
02 LONDON Camden Rocks Festival