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Praying Mantis Fire Drummer And Singer

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Praying Mantis have fired singer Mike Freeland and drummer Gary Mackenzie. Both musicians – who have been part of the band for several years, but have a history of collaboration going back 20 years – say the decision was not theirs.

In a statement Freeland says: “It is with great sadness that I have to tell you all that I am no longer a member of Praying Mantis. Please know that this was not my decision.

“On a more positive note, I’ve had the most incredible seven years; I have been to some truly amazing places and met some fantastic people – you guys. I can’t thank you all enough for your support and for the great times. Keep the faith!”

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