In a post to Facebook, Black Crown Initiate has announced they have amicably parted ways with band co-founder Andy Thomas (Antiqva). The band intends to continue on. They shared Andy’s comments on the split as well. Andy will fill in for Rivers of Nihil on their upcoming tour. The band released a new album in 2022, and just wrapped up a North American tour opening for Omnium Gatherum, and has a tour of Europe planned for this fall.