HATEBREED have issued the following statement officially announcing the departure of guitarist Lou "Boulder" Richards from the group: "Lou 'Boulder' Richards has left the band. We had some of the best times of our lives and things have been going really well but his heart just wasn't in it anymore and we totally understand & support his decision to move on with his life. He had 6 great years with us and we feel that he is irreplaceable so we will remain a 4 piece. We wish him the best."
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