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Capture the Crown lose three members to debt

Posted by on October 20, 2014

Capture the Crown has just lost every band member except for their vocalist, Jeffery Wellfare. All while on the “Not Your American Idols” tour.

From the band’s Facebook page:

“Kris Sheehan, Jye Menzies & Tyler March are no longer a part of CTC and we wish them all the best in their future endeavours.

This band started touring in late 2012. Since the beginning not a single member has made a single cent. From day one, the band has been in copious amounts of debt. Factors contributing to the debt: the big one is relocating from Australia to the United States. Moving a touring band across the world is a very serious undertaking and a lot of money is used in the process, think of it as a start up investment. Along with relocating, unfortunate luck with reoccurring vehicle issues on top of numerous other factors have not put us into a great place financially. With that said, not being paid or seeing any financial gains for almost 3 years is extremely rough! I would like to think that this is a HUGE contributor to the departure of these members.”

The band just released a video for “Firestarter,” from their latest album, Reign of Terror, which came out in August. The album was their first on Artery Recordings, and first since being dropped by Sumerian Records in 2013.

The Australian metalcore band started in 2010, and moved to the US in 2012, joining drummer Tyler March (aka Lone America) who was already here in the states. Guitarist Jye Menzies was a co-founding member of the band, along with vocalist Jeffery Wellfare.

[via The PRP]

Not Your American Idols tour dates:

10/21 – Sacramento, CA @ Assembly
10/23 – Portland, OR @ Branx
10/24 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
10/25 – Boise, ID @ The Shredder
10/26 – Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
10/27 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
10/29 – Nashville, TN @ The End
10/30 – Indianapolis, IN @ Emerson Theatre
10/31 – Pontiac, MI @ The Pike Room
11/01 – Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
11/02 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
11/03 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar

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