The HAARP Machine: Vocalist, Drummer, & Bassist Quit Band

by | Jan 25, 2013

Three members of The HAARP Machine have quit the band.

Vocalist Mike Semesky, drummer Alex Rudinger, and bassist Ollie Rooney issued a statement today announcing their departure.

“Due to irreconcilable personal differences with our guitarist Al Mu’min, the three of us (Alex, Ollie, and I) have decided to part ways with The HAARP Machine,” Semesky stated. “This was in no way an easy decision to make but the three of us feel that it is in our best interest to pursue other musical endeavors at this time. We would like to thank all of our fans, our friends and families, Sumerian Records, and everyone else who supported our band along the way.”

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