Avril Lavigne's ex-boyfriend JESSE COLBURN has quit her backing band.

The rhythm guitarist has left to pursue other interests, according to Lavigne's manager.

He will be replaced for summer (04) tour dates by CRAIG WOOD, the bass player of Canadian punks GOB, who supported Lavigne on tour last year (03).

Wood will join Lavigne's group on Sunday (04APR04) when they perform at Canada's JUNO AWARDS in Edmonton, Alberta.

02/04/2004 08:54