Jon Wurster has introduced he’s leaving Superchunk. The longtime drummer shared the information on Instagram, writing: “After a lot soul-searching I’ve determined to fade again from my function as Director of Percussive Analysis at Superchunk Industries. It’s been a really productive thirty-one years however my coronary heart simply isn’t in it anymore. I’ll most probably don The Shirt™ on particular events, however except in any other case famous, my workplace will likely be occupied by a greater than succesful, to-be-named DoPR.”
He added, “I want nothing however the most effective for Mac, Jim and Jason as they proceed producing the prime quality, reside rock music you’ve got come to know and love. It has been an honor serving you and I’ll rock your faces someplace down the road.”
Bat Fangs drummer Laura King will step in for Wurster at Superchunk’s upcoming gig on the Carolina Hurricanes Fan Fest in Raleigh, North Carolina on February seventeenth.
As Wuster famous in his announcement, the information coincides with the thirtieth anniversary of Superchunk’s third studio LP, On the Mouth, which marked his debut with the band. Wurster has additionally been a member of the Mountain Goats and Bob Mould’s band since 2007 and 2009, respectively. Superchunk’s most up-to-date album was 2022’s Wild Loneliness.