Guitarist Josh and his drummer brother Zac both quit the band in 2010 and then went public with their grievances, claiming Paramore was a "manufactured product of a major label" and alleging other members were considered "less important" than singer Hayley.

Josh has since gone solo and now he has opened up about his renewed friendship with his old pals.

"We don't hang out every day but definitely we'll see each other around and we're totally cool now," he tells NME.com. "We bump into each other and chat like old friends. It's a good feeling to know that you're on good terms with someone you had a bad break-up with, so all's well now."

Josh admits they are still working on rebuilding their bond, but things so far have been promising.

"Maybe one day we'll be really good friends again and be able to hang out, but as of right now it's taking those next steps of, 'OK, at first it was raw and nobody wanted to talk to each other', and now I feel we're at that stepping stone where we can be in each other's presence and it's good now and everybody feels great, but maybe that next step is hanging out. Who knows?"

But Josh has no interest in rejoining the Paramore line-up.

"The thought (of rejoining) has crossed my mind before, but I don't think so," he continues. "It would be interesting to even be asked to rejoin the band but I don't think it would ever happen."

The future of Paramore is currently unknown following the departure of bassist Jeremy Davis last year (15), leaving Hayley the only remaining founder member.

The band's last album was released in 2013.