The Bronx split with founding drummer

THE BRONX have announced that drummer Jorma Vik has left the band!

Jorma Vik, founding drummer of LA punk rockers THE BRONX announced in a statement yesterday that he is set to leave the band (as well as its side-project MARIACHI EL BRONX) after 14 years.

Writing on his own Facebook page, the drummer said: “I’m having a very difficult time finding the words to express how grateful I am to everyone who have supported the band(s) over the past 14 years.”

The remaining members of THE BRONX are yet to comment, and no replacement has been suggested so far.

The band are next set to play in the UK at 2000 Trees Festival in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire on July 7th.

Vik’s statement can be read in-full below:

THE BRONX Tour Dates 2016

Jul 07: 2000 Trees Festival, UK

Jul 08: Le Havre Le Tetris, France

Jul 09: Nantes Le Ferrailleur, France

Jul 10: Lille Sjock Festival, Belgium

Jul 11: Dortmund FZW Freizeitzentrum West, Germany

Jul 12: Frankfurt Das Bett, Germany

Jul 13: Munich Hansa 39, Germany

Jul 14: Budapest A38, Hungary

Jul 16: Dresden Beatpol, Hungary

Jul 17: Dour Festival, Belgium

Aug 12: New York Rocks Off Concert Cruise, NY

Aug 13: Baltimore Ottobar, MD

Aug 15: Pittsburgh Club Cafe, PA

Aug 19: Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, UK

Aug 20: Derby The Venue, UK



Jul 15: Colours Of Ostrava Festival, Czech Republic

Aug 11: New York Rocks Off Concert Cruise, NY

Aug 14: Pittsburgh Club Cafe, PA

Aug 18: Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, UK

Aug 19: Ottery St Mary Beautiful Days, UK

Sep 24: Boston Copenhagen Beer Celebration, MA

Oct 03: Bristol O2 Academy, UK

Oct 04: Sheffield O2 Academy, UK

Oct 05: Birmingham O2 Academy, UK

Oct 06: Brixton O2 Academy, UK

Oct 08: Newcastle O2 Academy, UK

Oct 09: Glasgow O2 Academy, UK

Oct 11: Manchester O2 Academy, UK

Oct 28: Werribee Lost Lands Festival, Australia

For more information on THE BRONX, visit their Facebook page