Yellowcard Announce New Bassist


Yellowcard recently announced that they have parted ways with bassist Sean O’Donnell, who is leaving for personal reasons. The band has now welcomed in O’Donnell’s replacement, Josh Portman, as the band’s fill in bass player.

The band will be releasing a new album on Hopeless Records expected out in the fall. Yellowcard’s album When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes is available now. View a statement from the band below by click “Read More”. 

Hello friends. As you may know, Sean O’Donnell has decided to leave Yellowcard
due to personal reasons. You can read a message from him written to you all here.
We are all sad to see him go, but we completely understand his need to make this incredibly difficult decision.

With that said, we are stoked to let you know who will be filling the spot at
bass guitar from here out. Please welcome Josh Portman to the family. Josh has
been a close friend of ours for several years and he is more than excited to
start getting to know you all. Feel free to send him a message saying hello on
Twitter @joshportman or via email at

We know all of this news is a lot to take in but in the end it is the best thing
for all of us. We wish Sean the best with all his future musical endeavors and
can’t wait for you all to meet our buddy Josh.


-Ryan, Sean, Longineu, and Ryan

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