“…Also our drummer died” – Is this the best band breakup ever?

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This Might Be The Greatest Band Breakup Announcement Of All Time

Unfortunate reality” is an understatement.
  • Horror-doom band Witchrot from Toronto may not be the most well known band on the scene, but after this (unfortunate circumstances but brilliant all the same) they may be one of your favourite bands for this simple reason.

The band just broke up due to an “unfortunate reality.” The thing is, their breakup announcement is so utterly awesome that it might make you a fan without you ever hearing a note of their music.

Here’s what Witchrot posted to their Facebook Sunday night:

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Reflecting on the legacy of Arcane Roots

When a band breaks up after a long and hugely successful career, a certain cluster of emotions usually comes to mind among fans: nostalgia for the years spent with their music; pride in their incredible accomplishments; and ultimately, acceptance that it is that band’s time to go. Yet a decidedly different feeling accompanies yesterday’s news that British progressive rock band Arcane Roots will be calling it quits. That’s not to say that the band’s music didn’t leave an incredible impact… to the contrary, they were one of the most breathtakingly original and captivating bands to grace progressive music in years. Yet the tragedy of their breakup at this particular moment is that this felt like a band which, for all their successes thus far, was just getting started.

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Letlive break up after 15 years

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