The Devil Wears Prada Splits With Guitarist Chris Rubey

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Guitarist and founding member Chris Rubey has left The Devil Wears Prada, Alternative Press reports. The news of Rubey’s departure comes directly after the band announced its brand new Space EP, which is due out via Rise Records this summer.

The Devil Wears Prada posted a statement via their Facebook page last night regarding splitting ways with Rubey. The statement claimed “Chris decided that it was time to stay home and be with his wife and daughter.” The band is still set to embark on a lengthy headlining tour this spring to celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Zombie EP.

Follow the jump to read The Devil Wears Prada’s statement in full and to see the upcoming spring tour dates, which includes support from Born Of Osiris, The Word Alive, Secrets and Sleepwave throughout various dates.

MARCH

17 Denver, CO The Summit Music Hall
18 Salt Lake City, UT Murray Theater
20 Seattle, WA El Corazon
21 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
22 Sacramento, CA Ace of Spades
24 Las Vegas, NV Hard Rock Live
25 Phoenix, AZ Nile Theater
27 Dallas, TX The Door
28 San Antonio, TX The Aztec Theatre
29 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
31 St. Petersburg, FL State Theatre

APRIL

1 Fort Lauderdale, FL Revolution
3 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
4 Raleigh, CA Lincoln Theater
6 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Soundstage
7 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
8 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
9 New York, NY Irving Plaza
10 Worcester, MA The Palladium
11 Montreal, QC Corona Theatre
13 Toronto, ON Danforth Music Hall
14 Rochester, NY Anthology
15 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Small’s
16 Chicago, IL House of Blues
25 Jacksonville, FL Welcome to Rockville
27 Greensboro, NC The Cone Denim Entertainment Center
29 Richmond, VA Broadberry|
30 Lancaster, PA Chameleon Club

MAY

1 Poughkeepsie, NY The Chance
2 Hartford, CT Webster Theater
3 Buffalo, NY Waiting Room
5 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
6 St. Louis, MO Fubar
8 Minneapolis, MN Mill City Nights
9 Lincoln, NE Bourbon Theatre
10 Colorado Springs, CO Black Sheep
12 Lawrence, KS The Granada Theatre
13 Des Moines, IA Wooly’s
14 Bloomington, IL The Castle Theatre
16 Columbus, OH Rock on the Range

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