Morrison Moving To South America To Do Missionary Work; Replacement Drummer Is David Puckett (Formerly Of The Band The Crimson Armada)
For Today Kicks Off The Van’s Warped Tour This Week; New Album, Immortal, Out Now
(New York, NY) – For Today drummer, David Morrison, has announced that he will be stepping down as drummer for the Christian metalcore band. Morrison will be moving to South America in September to do missions work in Ecuador through Extreme Nazarene. The For Today replacement drummer will be David Puckett, formerly of the band The Crimson Armada).
David Morrison prepared a video statement to address For Today’s fans which can be viewed HERE.
David has also released the following statement: “The band will not be missing any shows and have a replacement drummer that may end up being permanent. David Puckett will be the drummer for the band on Warped Tour and through the Fall if all works out. I haven’t seen the band with Puckett yet, but he’s a great man of God & an incredible drummer and I’ll be at a couple of the Warped Tour dates. Thank you guys for everything! This has been the best 7 plus years of my life! To God be the glory.”
“David will always be a part of our family. While he will be missed greatly, we fully support him in where he is going next, and we’re excited about this next season for all of us,” said For Today vocalist Mattie Montgomery.
Morrison’s departure from For Today was a completely amicable decision and everyone remains the closest of friends. While he will not be playing shows with them anymore, David will still remain involved with For Today.
For Today’s new studio album Immortal crashed into the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart debuting at #15 and #3 on the Independent Chart with over 14,700 albums sold in its first week out and over 17,000 to date. Immortal also landed on a number of other Billboard charts including: #1 on the Hard Music Chart, #1 on the Christian Current/Contemporary Chart, #1 on the Top Christian/Gospel Chart and #7 on the Rock Music Chart.