Drummer Atom Willard Leaves Angels & Airwaves

Drummer Adam “Atom” Willard has decided to part ways with Angels & Airwaves. He issued the following statement via his Facebook page:

“It’s been a great six years and I feel privileged to have worked with these musicians I call my friends. While I will miss them, it is an amicable split and I look forward to this next chapter in my life. I truly wish the guys much success in the future.”

On Angels & Airwaves’ website, the band wrote, “We are sad to announce that we have parted ways with Atom. He has been with us since the beginning and we thank him for all the time and creativity he shared with us. Still look forward to his drumming on ‘L )VE Part Two.’ It was an honor and we wish him all the best in his ongoing journey.”

The group’s new record, ‘Love Part Two,’ will be released on November 11 via To the Stars Records.

  • Pg

    he’s probly just sick of touring he’s fucking old (amazin regardless) but old…ilan rubin is still fucking good

  • Chris

    Damn what a loss I enjoyed atom’s drum patterns wit AVA. Sucks I wonder what happened between them that caused the split.

  • Gregg

    im sad now.

  • atom Willard:'(

    wow…… that is stupid…

  • Sunyell

    its so sad……..everything in my life i like they pass away…..why so………plez tom bring him back…….

  • distraught

    dude. that is so fucked up. atom was 10 times the drummer travis is, in my opinion. it’s not gonna be the same. goddammit. im fucking heartbroken

    • Mmunoz91

      Your kidding right

    • Iuppercuttedabum

      He is not 10x the drummer Travis barker is lol. But atom is the fckn man!