STS9 Announce David Murphy’s Departure, Winter Tour Postponed
STS9 has parted ways with bassist David Murphy over 15 years after he co-founded the livetronica band. The group has also postponed a series of winter tour dates. The news was revealed today via a post on STS9’s website, which reads:
In life, the only constant is change. We try to embrace this in our music and in our lives and its in this spirit that we announce STS9 and bassist David Murphy are parting ways. We are postponing our upcoming winter tour dates through February. We’ll miss David and wish him the best on his journey ahead.
To our fans, we can’t thank you enough for your understanding and continuous support. We are thrilled for the future of STS9 and can’t wait to share it with you.
From the bottom of our hearts, thank you!
-Hunter, Jeffree, Phipps & Zach
Murph performed a DJ/live band set at Denver, CO’s The Armoury on Saturday. There is currently no word on when the rescheduled dates will be announced.
David Murphy has released a statement regarding his departure from STS9:
It is with a very sad and heavy heart that I announce I am parting ways with STS9. While we have had an amazing experience together, our paths are taking us in different directions creatively and personally. My deepest apologies go out to all of our fans who have supported us through thick and thin. I will never be able to fully express my gratitude for everything y’all have given me. I wish STS9 the best and hope to see y’all down the road…I LOVE Y’all