A scorned member of popular Toronto-based heavy metal band Witchrot confirmed the group has split in the midst of a shocking cheating scandal involving his guitarist mate and long-term girlfriend.
Peter Turik shared the news Sunday afternoon in a fiery Facebook post seen on the band’s professional page.
Turik said in the viral post: ‘Due to the unfortunate reality of our guitarist f*****g my girlfriend of almost 7 years WITCHROT will be taking an extended hiatus.
‘I however will continue the band in another space and time, being ripe with hate the music is slowly flowing and without a doubt will become the most devastating, torturous music I have ever created.’
Peter Turik, (pictured) a member of Canadian band Witchrot, confirmed the band has split in the midst of a cheating scandal involving one of his mates and his long-term girlfriend
Turik wrote on the band’s page Sunday: ‘Due to the unfortunate reality of our guitarist f*****g my girlfriend of almost 7 years WITCHROT will be taking an extended hiatus.’ He also shockingly said at the end the drummer has died
The picture post features the guitarist’s instrument Turik busted while in his rage
At the end of the post, he also shockingly said the drummer, Simon Kou, has passed away, but did not provide further information.
‘Thanks for the support, stay heavy. Also our drummer died…’ he added.
The name of the guitarist who betrayed Turik has been confirmed as Kyle Hill, according to his social media accounts. The name of his girlfriend could not be confirmed.
Turik’s picture post features the guitarist’s instrument Peter busted while in a rage, surrounded by empty beer cans outside in the snow.
Witchrot guitarist Kyle Hill (pictured) is the man said to be sleeping with Turik’s girlfriend. He is seen on Instagram
The name of the drummer has been confirmed as Simon Kou (pictured)
The post has been shared nearly 11,000 times and received more than 12,000 reactions.
Many fans have been demanding answers and sharing their thoughts on the matter.
One commented: ‘The drummer has died? Where did the guitarist end up?? Who will fill my soul??? Sooo many questions…’
A woman by the name of Lea Alyssandra Reto (pictured) says on Instagram she is a singer in the heavy metal band
Another said: ‘This is my favorite band break-up notice ever… the accompanying picture of a smashed guitar in the trash is the icing on the cake.’
Someone else chimed in: ‘Beautiful, tortured music to follow.’
Witchrot’s bio states it covers genres ‘Doom, Metal, Psych, Sludge, Stoner and Satan.’ The about section reads: ‘Hex, drugs, and rock n’roll.’
The band has 5,729 followers on Facebook and has attracted 5,670 likes.
Turik, the member who posted the fiery Facebook status, is pictured above