The Amity Affliction to continue tour with replacement drummer

The Amity Affliction is currently on a headlining UK/Europe tour. The band has just announced that drummer Ryan Burt was sent home as his ongoing battle with mental illness is getting wharder. Having faught with mental illnesses themselves, they acknowledge the importance of Ryan receiving professional help and requested that the fans grant him privacy. Casey McHale will be filling in for the rest of the tour. 
The statement reads as follows:
We are sad to announce that Ryan will not be performing on any further shows on the This Could Be Heartbreak UK / European headline tour.
Ryan has recently been battling some ongoing mental demons, and as a group of friends who have had to deal with mental health issues in one way or another, all four of us knew that the best course of action was for him to take the time to go home and get some professional support. It wasn’t an easy decision to make, but it is the right one. Our priority at this point is Ryan’s health, and that will always come first.
The shows themselves will all continue as planned, with Casey McHale filling in on drums. He’s an amazing musician and a great friend of both Ryan and the band, and we know we can rely on him to deliver the show you all deserve to see.
We ask that everyone respect Ryan’s privacy while he’s getting better.
If you need someone to talk to regarding mental health, please don’t hesitate to seek help from someone who is properly trained and qualified.
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