"Regrettably we have to announce that Pendragon have parted ways with drummer Scott Higham for personal reasons.
We have had a great 6 years with Scott and he has brought much to the band, we wish him well for the future."
Less than a week later the band officially announced Scott's substitute: Craig Blundell!
"And here he is , we can now announce the new Pendragon drummer and his name is Craig Blundell.We are absolutely delighted to announce Craig as the new sticksman, he is an astonishing player and genuinely lovely guy. We start recording the drums with him for the new album on Friday.
Craig is respected globally as one of the leading educators, clinicians, motivators and innovators of his instrument and a true ambassador for British drumming. He is a face for Premier, Roland and Paiste internationally and over the years has played with many legends of music from many different genres. In more recent times he’s been working on many Progressive projects from Frost* to playing on albums alongside members of King Crimson Porcupine Tree, Van Der Graaf Generator and many more. He also writes music for TV and film that is aired in over 30 countries including a substantial amount of the drums for the BBC. Millions of people every day hear Craig’s work all over the world and we whole heartedly welcome him into the Pendragon Family."
The band also announced that details for their upcoming album will soon be unveiled!