Sleater-Kinney drummer Janet Weiss leaves the band

Despite their highly-anticipated new album 'The Center Won’t Hold' due to be released next month, Sleater-Kinney's drummer Janet Weiss has announced that she is leaving the band.

Explaining her decision on Twitter, the drummer of 24 years in the group said, “After intense deliberation and with heavy sadness, I have decided to leave Sleater-Kinney. The band is heading in a new direction and it is time for me to move on.”

'The Center Won't Hold' is expected to be released on the 16th August through Mom & Pop Records, and you can see Weiss' full statement below.

More News

Gizmo Varillas delivers new single 'Danza De Sombras'

With his eagerly-awaited new album set to arrive later this year, singer-songwriter Gizmo Varillas has now delivered the next cut to be lifted from... 2 weeks 4 days ago

Charli XCX collaborates with Haim on new single 'Warm'

With just a couple of weeks left before we get to hear her highly-anticipated new album, Charli XCX has now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from... 2 weeks 4 days ago

Sløtface deliver new single 'Stuff'

After returning earlier this year to deliver their brilliant comeback record 'Telepathic', Sløtface have now returned to deliver another catchy cut... 3 weeks 18 hours ago

Jack Peñate returns with new single 'Prayer'

Despite returning last year to deliver his 20-minute mixtape 'A Thousand Faces', indie darling Jack Peñate is back with his first piece of official... 3 weeks 22 hours ago

SASAMI unveils new single 'Take Care'

After releasing her much-loved self-titled debut album earlier this year, SASAMI has now returned to share a brand new single. The new track 'Take... 3 weeks 1 day ago

Cigarettes After Sex announce new album 'Cry'

Following on from their critically-acclaimed 2017 self-titled LP, Cigarettes After Sex have now returned to announce the details behind their... 3 weeks 1 day ago

Twin Shadow shares new track 'Crushed'

After returning back in March with his well-received single 'Truly', Twin Shadow is back once again to deliver another stunning track and update us... 3 weeks 1 day ago

Sunn O))) announce new album 'Pyroclasts'

After returning back in April to deliver their heavily-praised studio album 'Life Metal', drone-rockers Sunn O))) have now announced their plans for... 3 weeks 2 days ago

Floating Points announces new album 'Crush'

After returning earlier this year to share his first single in two years, 'LesAlpx', Floating Points aka Sam Shepherd is back to announce the details... 3 weeks 2 days ago