Today is a sad day for fans of american pop punk band, Real Friends.
Dan Lambton who has been the lead vocalist for the group for 10 years, has announced that he will be leaving the band. The band and the lead vocalist released statements on social media today, this comes shortly after fans started to believe that Real Friends had split up, but the rumours where laid to rest when Dan made the following statement: Source -> Twitter
Even though Dan will be departing the group, he will not be retiring from his music career or his live streams which he does on twitch, however, he is unsure whether or not he will be able to pursue music as a full time career anymore. It is also noted that both Dan and the remaining members of Real Friends, Dave Knox, Kyle Fasel, Eric Haines & Brian Blake have departed was on mutual terms.
Real Friends also released a statement at the same time as Dan: Source -> Twitter
So it appears although it is not the end of Real Friends, it certainly is the end of bands chapter and we are definitely excited to see what Real Friends have in store.
The band do not have any upcoming tour dates. (As of 14th February 2020)
What are your thoughts about this situation? Do you have any fond memories of Dan that you would like to share with us? Let us know in the comments below!
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