Adam Gontier Leaves Three Days Grace Due to Health Issue, Band Announces New Singer
According to a new announcement from Three Days Grace, frontman Adam Gontier has left the band. His quick departure is due to a health issue, although no further details where given.
The band has subsequently recruited bassist Brad Walst’s brother, Matt Walst of My Darkest Days, to sing on the upcoming co-headlining tour with Shinedown. Check out the band’s official statement below:
Three Days Grace has announced that Matt Walst, lead singer of My Darkest Days, will be joining the band as the lead singer for their North American co-headlining tour with Shinedown, starting in Moline, IL on February 1st.
Former lead singer, Adam Gontier, has left the group effective immediately due to a health issue.
In response, Brad Walst stated: “We were surprised and distressed by
Adam’s sudden departure. We are however very excited for this upcoming tour, and to have my brother Matt stepping in as lead singer.”
We will keep you posted on this story as it develops. Our thoughts go out to Adam Gontier in hopes of a speedy recovery from whatever ails him.