After a three year run in Chimaira, guitarist Emil Werstler has peacefully parted ways with the band. He did so then released the following statement in explanation.

“My time in Chimaira has, unfortunately, come to an end. It is time for me to move on as I continue to focus on harvesting my abilities as a musician.

I’m very fond of everyone in the band and wish them all the best in the future.

Although this was a difficult choice to make, I feel it was necessary in order to take the next step in my career. The best is still yet to come and I’m very excited for the multiple projects I am working on.

I would like to thank the band, management, and, most importantly, all the fans for the endless support and understanding.”

Here are some of the songs he helped bolster in his run.

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