Parada wrote in his note that “Since I am unable to comply with what is increasingly becoming an industry mandate, it has recently been decided that I am unsafe to be around, in the studio, and on tour.”
“I mention this because you won’t be seeing me at these upcoming shows,” hy het gesê. “I also want to share my story so that anyone else experiencing the agony and isolation of getting left behind right now knows they’re not entirely alone.”
He also said he has “no negative feelings” toward the band he’s been a part of since 2007.
“They’re doing what they believe is best for them, while I am doing the same,” his note read. “Wishing the entire Offspring family all the best as they get back at it!”
CNN has reached out to reps for the band for comment.