In a message posted on visual metalcore band NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST
's official website
today, it was revealed that guitarist Lin
has left the group.
Fans may recall that Lin
was arrested on suspicion of violating the Cannabis Control Law on August 1st, just two days before the band was scheduled to play a one-man show titled FROM THIS DAY
at Shibuya WWW-X. This show was intended
to be their first live since restarting activities, following a hiatus that began after the departure of their two guitarists Cazqui
in December 2018, but this show and all of their other scheduled performances and instores were cancelled following
apologized profusely to the fans, band members and staff, stating that he asked to leave the group because he wants take some time to reflect on his actions. He stated that while he was only a member of NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST
for a short
time, he wants to thank everyone who welcomed him into the band warmly when he first joined from the bottom of his heart.
A former member of abstracts
just joined NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST
this April. The band put out their first and only release to feature him on guitar, a mini-album titled UNLEASH
, on July 24th.