Women in Music 2019

Black Veil Brides Split With Bassist Ashley Purdy

Jonathan Weiner
Black Veil Brides

On Friday (Nov. 15), Black Veil Brides announced their split from bassist Ashley Purdy, who has been with the hard rock band for the last decade. The news came just three days after In This Moment announced the North American leg of The In Between Tour with support from Black Veil Brides, DED and Raven Black. 

The Hollywood-based band tweeted, "Black Veil Brides and Ashley Purdy have mutually agreed to part ways. We have enjoyed a wonderful run together and both parties wish one another continued success moving forward."

To commemorate his integral run with the group since 2009, Purdy has been listing limited-edition memorabilia -- from stage outfits to rare album editions to even guitars -- on his Depop account since Thursday.

Check out the announcement below.


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