Unwritten Law Parts Ways With Long Time Guitarist Rob Brewer

Music News | Apr 11th, 2005

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Band Will Continue As A Four-Piece and Is Currently Touring With Sum 41

NEW YORK, NYApril 7, 2005San Diego rockers Unwritten Law have parted ways with Rob Brewer, the band’s long-time guitarist. The veteran rockers will remain intact as a four piece and are on tour now with Sum 41 in support of their new album Here’s To the Mourning.

“It was an incredibly difficult decision, albeit the right thing to do given the recent circumstances,” remarked Unwritten Law vocalist Scott Russo. “Rob is irreplaceable and we plan to continue as a four-piece. We wish him the best and remain confident that Unwritten Law will continue to make great music.”

Considered by many to be the forefathers of the SoCal skate scene, Unwritten Law is no stranger to controversy. Over the years, the band’s lineup has experienced changes, most recently with long-time drummer Wade Youman being replaced by Tony Palermo. The latest decision to part ways with Rob Brewer was motivated by a number of volatile circumstances involving disputes between Rob and various band members, as well as interaction between Brewer and the fans.

Unwritten Law will continue to tour in support of the band’s chart-topping new album Here’s To the Mourning. The band features Scott Russo on vocals/guitar; Pat Kim on bass; Steve Morris on guitar; and drummer Tony Palermo. Unwritten Law will be on tour in the following cities:

4/12 Buffalo, NY Sphere
4/13 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
4/15 Cleveland, OH Tower City Amphitheatre
4/16 Columbus, OH Promowest Pavillion
4/17 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room @ Murat Center
4/19 Kansas City, MO Beaumont Club
4/21 Oklahoma City, OK Bricktown Events Center
4/22 Austin, TX Stubbs
4/23 Houston, TX Buzzfest @ C.W. Mitchell Pavilion
4/24 Dallas, TX Edgefest @ Smirnoff Music Centre
4/26 New Orleans, LA House of Blues
4/27 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
4/29 Estero, FL WJBX @ Germain Arena
4/30 West Palm, FL Sun Fest Main Stage
5/01 Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues
5/02 St. Petersburg, FL Jannus Landing
5/05 North Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
5/07 Tucson, AZ KFMA Day @ Pima County Fairgrounds
5/08 Jacksonville, FL WPLA @ Jacksonville Fairgrounds
5/14 Baltimore, MD HFStival @ M&T Bank Stadium
5/15 Maryland Heights, MO KPNT Pointfest @ UMB Pavilion
5/17 Allentown, PA Crocodile Rock
5/19 Boston, MA Avalon Ballroom
5/20 Johnson City, NY Magic City Music Hall
5/21 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
5/22 Richmond, VA Y101 Birthday Bash @ Shockoe Bottom
5/25 Providence, RI Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel
5/26 Albany, NY Palace Theatre
5/27 Burgettstown, PA Post Gazette Pavilion
5/30 Detroit, MI 89X Birthday Bash @ Fox Theatre
5/31 Louisville, KY Jillian’s
6/2 Cincinnati, OH Bogart’s
6/3 Grand Rapids, MI Orbit Room
6/4 Chicago, IL YMCA Field – Q101 Day
6/5 Minneapolis, MN The Quest

* w/ Denver Harbor, Sing the Body Electric
w/ Sum 41 and/or Hawthorne Heights and other possible guests