At the Drive In's 2016 tour is about to start, but guitarist Jim Ward will not be with them. The news comes from a curt statement just posted on ATDI's Facebook:

As our ship prepares for voyage, we announce that Jim Ward will not be joining us on future journeys. We wish him well and are excited to see you soon.

Stay tuned. At the Drive in play a sold out show at NYC's Terminal 5 in June.

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