News•May 11, 2007 1:35 AM ET•9,689 views
Bury Your Dead singer leaves band
Earlier today we received an email stating that Bury Your Dead singer Michael Crafter has left the band. This information has yet to be confirmed, but here's a statement attributed to Crafter: "Since I got to the USA I knew I had a lot of weight on my shoulders. I wanted to prove myself so much and be a good frontman for BYD. It's been 2 months since I got to the USA and all I have wanted is to be home with my friends and this stops me from giving my all. I met a lot of great people here. My time with the band was short and was a lot of fun and a great experience. Eric, Bubble, Slim and Mark became my new mates and I'll forever be grateful I was given this chance. This tour has opened my eyes up to a lot of things and being in a band in another country isn't what I want to do. From practicing and playing shows with BYD will always be a great memory and something I'm glad I gave a shot. But my home is Australia and home is where the heart is. Thanks again."