Guitarist Ian Love Leaves Rival Schools

Guitarist Ian Love has decided to leave Rival Schools. The band issued the following statement:

“We regret to announce that our good friend Ian Love has decided to part ways with Rival Schools. He is a tremendous talent who will be missed greatly and we wish him well in his future endeavors.

“Meanwhile, the rest of us will be continuing Rival Schools a pace, gearing up for our October US tour which kicks off October 14th in Philadelphia at the First Unitarian Church. We’re looking forward to the new music we’re working on, new recordings and the next chapter for Rival Schools.”

Tour Dates:

10/14 – Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church *
10/15 – Washington, DC – Rock and Roll Hotel *
10/16 – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop ^
10/17 – Covington, KY – Mad Hatter ^
10/18 – Louisville, KY – Vernon Club ^
10/19 – Nashville, TN – Exit In ^
10/20 – Columbus, OH – The Basement ^
10/21 – Chicago, IL – Schuba’s ^
10/22 – Detroit, MI – Small’s ^
10/23 – Buffalo, NY – Mohawk Place ^
10/24 – Allston, MA – Great Scott ^
10/25 – Pawtucket, RI- The Met ^
10/26 – Poughkeepsie, NY – The Loft @ The Chance ^
10/27 – Brooklyn, NY – Bell House ^
10/28 – Teaneck, NJ – Mexicali Live ^

* = w/ Tigers Jaw, Hostage Calm
^ = w/ Balance and Composure, Hostage Calm