One of the best projects of 2008, the stated album showcased Ryan songwriting and singing prowess to the fullest.
And we kind of realized we needed to get over not speaking and figure out what was actually going on.
So we all sat down and pretty much came to the conclusion that the best thing for everyone was to do what we did." Ross said the split was largely due to creative differences between him and Panic! Seems Urie wanted the band to explore a more polished pop sound (like the demo they posted on their Web site last week), while Ross — and, by extension, Walker — was interested in making retro-inspired rock.
And though his relationship with Wentz might be finished, Ross still considers the split from Panic! He said he and Walker are writing and recording songs (with Pretty. producer Rob Mathes) at a lightning-quick pace, and they'll soon be revealing the fruits of their labor.
The only thing that bothers him, he said, is the way many Panic! It seems that he's become the bad guy in the whole scenario, and he doesn't think that's fair.
The two are friends and were close before and after Ryan broke up with his girlfriend Keltie in February of 2009.