The band’s former guitarist, Ryan Ross, and bassist, Jon Walker, left Panic! in July 2009, and now we all know why: they had different musical goals in mind.
The two guys are currently finalizing a record deal for the summer release of Take a Vacation, their debut record as the “Young Veins”, reports Spin Magazine. The new sound is anything but Panic! at the Disco, but that is probably the point.
“It’s a song about having a good time with your friends,” Ross told Spin of the song, entitled “Young Veins (Die Tonight).”
Half of emo-pop foursome Panic at the Disco is leaving the group to pursue other musical endeavours, reports Perez Hilton. The group’s lyricist, Ryan Ross, who also plays lead guitar and does secondary vocals, and Jon Walker are going their separate ways.
“Though the four of us have made music together in the past, we’ve creatively evolved in different directions, which has compromised what each of us want to personally achieve,” the band said on their web site.
The remaining members – front man Brendon Urie and Spencer Smith – will continue touring and recording as previously planned.