Arctics Bass Player Walks Out!
Andy Nicholson has left prior to the US tour cos hes knackered...
Arctic Monkeys bassist Andy Nicholson has walked out on the band just as theyre about to embark on a North American tour.
A statement released by the Monkeys camp blames fatigue for Nicholsons decision to leave. "Owing to fatigue following an intensive period of touring, Andy Nicholson shall be taking a rest and will not be accompanying Arctic Monkeys on their forthcoming tour of North America," the statement reads.
It continues: "Nick O'Malley shall be standing in for Andy on the tour which begins in Vancouver on May 27th. We all wish Andy a speedy recovery."
Its unclear as to whether Andy will return to the band after having a lie down.