Austin Winkler Leaves Hinder For ‘Personal Reasons’
Lead Vocalist Austin Winkler of the Oklahoma rock-band Hinder has left the band indefinitely.
On the band’s official website it is cited that Winkler left for personal reasons and that the other members of the band have “no animosity towards Austin, and wish him the best.”
Hollywood Reporter states that shortly after their band’s latest album ‘Welcome To The Freakshow’ was released Winkler went into rehab shortly after kicking off their 2013 national tour.
Saving Abel frontman, Jared Weeks has been filling as vocalist for the tour since the former Hinder front-mans departure.
The band has stated that they are currently looking for a replacement for Winkler.