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Polaris Proceed With ‘Fatalism’ Album Release After Tragic Loss Of Guitarist Ryan Siew

Amidst heartbreaking sorrow, Polaris have announced their decision to release the forthcoming album, Fatalism, as originally planned.

Following the untimely death of guitarist Ryan Siew at the tender age of 26, the band share their shattered hearts with fans through a heartfelt message on social media.

They express their desire for the album to reconnect with audiences in a new and poignant way, highlighting that these are the last complete songs co-written with Ryan.

The band looks forward to sharing the album’s emotional depth and resilience, continuing with the Fatalism North Australian & North American Tours, as well as a series of international dates.

These performances hold a special significance as they honor their late bandmate and celebrate the healing power of art and community.

Read their statement below and share your thoughts with us.

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Eva van den Bosch Head Editor, Photographer
Eva van den Bosch combines concert photography with a prominent editorial role at Strife Mag.