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Quinn Allman To Take A Year Away From The Used

Chris Chandler
Chris Chandler 4 February 2015 at 16.04

The founding guitarist will not be joining them on their upcoming UK and US tours, and will be replaced by Saosin guitarist Justin Shekoski.



Legendary alt-rock / emo icons The Used have revealed that guitarist Quinn Allman is to take a hiatus away from the band for the next year. The band issued a statement earlier and had this to say: 

“We are saddened to announce that Quinn will be taking a temporary hiatus from the band for the next year. Quinn is a vital part of the group and we wish him the best in his upcoming endeavors and look forward to the day he rejoins us on the road. We are thrilled, however, to share that Justin Shekoski of Saosin will be filling in for Quinn as we hit the road this year! Justin has been a close friend to all of us for many years and will help make this tour a memorable one!” 

The Used start their UK tour tomorrow, supported in part by Landscapes and Decade. If you want to catch Justin in action, get yourself down to one of the dates below:

FEBRUARY

05 - SOUTHAMPTON Mo Club
07 - NOTTINGHAM Rock City
08 - NEWCASTLE Academy
10 - GLASGOW Garage
11 - ABERDEEN Lemon Tree
13 - LEEDS Stylus
14 - MANCHESTER Academy II
15 - BIRMINGHAM Academy II
17 - OXFORD Academy
19 - LONDON Koko
20 - BRISTOL Academy
 

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