Buckcherry Singer Quits, Band Splits
Buckcherry lead vocalist Joshua Todd has abruptly quit the band, according to a statement from the band's management. Todd's departure, revealed yesterday (July 16) on the fan-run Buckcherry.net.Buckcherry lead vocalist Joshua Todd has abruptly quit the band, according to a statement from the band's management. Todd's departure, revealed yesterday (July 16) on the fan-run Buckcherry.net, spells the end for Buckcherry, as guitarist Keith Nelson made it public that he has no plans to continue the group without his frontman.
"Josh has recently decided to quit Buckcherry and pursue a different musical path," reads the statement. "He was no longer having fun being in Buckcherry and the process of making the new record had become quite disappointing to him. He thought it best to move on at this time."
"He appreciates all the support from all the BC fans and hopes to have some new music for all of you soon," the post continues. "At this time, Keith is unsure as to what his future plans are."
Buckcherry's self-titled 1999 debut peaked at No. 78 on The Billboard 200 and sold 688,000 units in the U.S. according to SoundScan, on the strength of the hit "Lit Up." But last year's "Time Bomb" spent only five weeks on the chart and has sold just 108,000 copies to date.