Angels & Airwaves Release Love II, Atom Willard Leaves Band

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Angels and AirwavesIt appears that the long anticipated new album from Angels & Airwaves, Love Part Two, will be released on November 11th, 2011. The album is the counterpart to the recently released feature full length film entitled Love that was directed by William Eubank and released in 460 movie theaters for one night only earlier this year.

Unlike their last album which was released online for free, LOVE Part Two will available for purchase as an album on its own, or in a variety of packages: a standard version that contains both LOVE Part One and LOVE Part Two albums; a deluxe version with both LOVE albums plus the 85-minute LOVE movie on DVD; a package that upgrades the deluxe version with a 128-page comic book based on the movie orrnadds a limited-edition t-shirt; plus a package (limited to 25) that contains arnsigned, customized TD Epiphone guitar similar to the one frontman Tom DeLonge uses during his performances.

On top of the announcement that they will be releasing the new album, it appears that long time drummer Atom Willard has departed the band. They commented:

We are sad to announce that we have parted ways with Atom.  He has been with us since the beginning and we thank him for all the time and creativity he shared with us.  Still look forward to his drumming on L )VE Part Two.   It was an honor and we wish him all the best in his ongoing journey.