Counterparts Part Ways with Drummer Kelly Bilan
Published Sep 22, 2016After breaking the news that guitarist Jesse Doreen had left the band earlier this year, Hamilton metalcore crew Counterparts have now announced that drummer Kelly Bilan is no longer part of the group.
In a short post to the band's social media pages, vocalist Brendan Murphy revealed that Bilan's last show with the band came this past month. In response to their recent lineup changes, the "Members" section on the band's Facebook page now reads "tbh I'm not even sure anymore."
UPDATE (9/22, 2:38 p.m. EDT): The band have also revealed that Blake Hardman will take Doreen's place on guitar. Hardman has previously been a member of Hundredth, Gideon and more.
For the band's upcoming North American tour supporting Parkway Drive and We Came As Romans, Murphy also shared that former touring member Kyle Brownlee would be brought back into the fold to drum "for the time being" until a replacement is named.
Bilan joined Counterparts in 2012 and first appeared on the band's 2013 LP The Difference Between Hell and Home.
Read Murphy's update below and see the band's upcoming tour dates here.