Rapture Bassist Splits With The Band

July 16, 2009 by  


The Rapture have announced that bass player Mattie Saferhas left the band.

Writing in a blog the band revealed the split:”We are sad to see him go but it seems it is the best for all of us,” they wrote. The band did not give a reason for his departure or disclose if anyone will replace him.”

However there is some good news for fans keyboardist Gabriel Andruzzi said that since Safer’s departure, they have been working on new material in their Brooklyn studio.

“Since then Luke, Vito and I have been on a creative tear. We?ve been working out of our little Brooklyn make shift studio, writing, demoing and jamming. I?m pretty damn excited to share the fruits of our labor with you. But its still gonna be a minute before we hit the studio for real.”