Fall Out Boy guitarist Joe Trohman has introduced a go away of absence from the band with a view to concentrate on his psychological well being.
“With out divulging all the main points, I have to disclose that my psychological well being has quickly deteriorated over the previous a number of years. So, to keep away from fading away and by no means returning, I might be taking a break from work which regrettably consists of stepping away from Fall Out Boy for a spell,” Trohman wrote in an announcement posted to the band’s Instagram web page on Wednesday.
Trohman’s announcement got here hours after Fall Out Boy introduced their latest album, So A lot (For) Stardust. He acknowledged the awkward timing, writing, “It pains me to make this choice, particularly once we are releasing a brand new album that fills me with nice delight (the sin I’m most happy with).”
Trohman promised he would “return to the fold” and reiterated his “one-hundred p.c” dedication to Fall Out Boy. However he added, “I have to get well which suggests placing myself and my psychological well being first.”
In 2021, Trohman launched a podcast known as I Hate Myself, the place he spoke brazenly about his psychological well being struggles. He additionally addressed the subject in his 2022 memoir, None of This Rocks.