PARAMORE’S FIRST ALBUM IN FOUR YEARS, AFTER LAUGHTER, ARRIVES ON TODAY AND COMES JUST ONE DAY AFTER THE TENNESSEAN REPORTED THAT THE BAND HAS SETTLED ITS LONG-RUNNING DISPUTE WITH FORMER BASSIST JEREMY DAVIS. DAVIS SUED THE BAND LAST YEAR, CLAIMING HE WAS A PARTNER IN VAROOM WHOA, THE LEGAL ENTITY OWNED BY SINGER HAYLEY WILLIAMS THAT OPERATES PARAMORE’S BUSINESS FUNCTIONS. DAVIS CLAIMED HE WASN’T FAIRLY PAID FOR THE WORK HE PUT INTO THE BAND. PARAMORE ARGUED THAT DAVIS WAS ACTUALLY AN EMPLOYEE OF THE BAND AND NOT A PARTNER IN ITS BUSINESS. DAVIS LEFT THE BAND IN DECEMBER 2015, SLAMMING WILLIAMS IN MEDIA INTERVIEWS FOR “BACKSTABBING” HIM.