Ex-Paramore members Zac and Josh Farro joins forces for new band

Farro brothers reunite for Novel American

Former Paramore drummer Zac Farro has joined his guitarist brother Josh‘s new band Novel American.

Josh revealed initial details of the new band earlier this month. Tyler Ward was originally in the set-up on drums, but he has now been replaced by Zac.

Ward posted a statement on the band’s official blog,, announcing the line-up change.


“I’ve decided to step away from Novel American and support them from a friendship level,” he wrote. “But it turns out that the guy filling my seat happens to be an incredible drummer with an even more incredible heart. So please help me officially welcome as the new drummer of Novel American, Zac Farro!”

Josh Farro has said he hopes to record an EP shortly with the band.


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