The Amity Affliction has announced that Ryan Burt will no longer be touring with the band or working on albums with them. Ryan Burt first joined The Amity Affliction in 2008 when he joined to play drums. Ryan Burt had been having mental struggles that was making being on tour very difficult for him. The Amity Affliction has not yet announced who will be filling in this spot in the band.
The Amity Affliction is from Gympie, Queenland, Australia, and they were formed in 2003. By the time The Amity Affliction released their first full length album, Severed Tied, in 2008, the band had several line up changes. The lineup for The Amity Affliction for this album was Joel Birch on vocals, Troy Brady and Chris Burt on guitar, Ahren Stringer on bass guitar, Ryan Burt on drums, and Trad Nathan on keyboards. Chris Burt left the The Amity Affliction, and he was replaced with Clint Owen Ellis on guitar. The Amity Affliction released their second full length album, Youngbloods, in 2010. Clint Owen Ellis left the band, and he was replaced with Imran Siddiqi briefly until Dan Brown joined The Amity Affliction to play guitar in 2012. Trad Nathan left the band in 2011. The Amity Affliction released their third full length album in 2012 titled, Chasing Ghosts. In 2014, the band released their fourth full length album, Let The Ocean Take Me. Troy Brady left The Amity Affliction in 2013. The band released their fifth full length album, This Could Be Heartbreak in 2016. The Amity Affliction is currently signed to Roadrunner Records.