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Mar de Grises to disband

Posted Aug. 16, 2013, 2:30 p.m.

With the upcoming departure of founding member Rodrigo Galvez, Chile's Mar de Grises have announced a final show and the group's break-up. They were founded 13 years ago and have released three full-lengths. 

No date is yet set for their final appearance.

Altar Of Plagues Disband.

Posted July 15, 2013, 12:41 p.m.
Altar Of Plagues Disband.

It's with a heavy heart that we bring the news that Altar of Plagues have, unfortunately, decided to take leave of the black metal world. Forming in 2007 the Irish act slowly and remarkably turned into a tormented force of sound and created albums that were as progressive as they were full of anguish. Teethed Glory and Injury is their final record and one that will see the band go out at the pinnacle of their prowess. 

James Kelly of Altar of Plagues posted an offical statement on the band's facebook page which can be read by clicking the headline link.

Altar of Plagues will conclude this year. I decided before writing "Teethed Glory and Injury" that it would be our final album. It was executed with this fact in mind. I can state it no more simply than this; it is time to move on. We considered whether or not we would say anything at all regarding this. But at the very least, we would like to give people an opportunity to see us perform again should they care to. And so, these upcoming shows will be our final. Our very final performance will be on October 19th, at Unsound Festival Poland. As a festival that celebrates the eclectic and the eccentric, I can think of no other place that would be more appropriate for this occasion. It is exactly the type of environment in which I have always aspired to share our work, and it will be a celebratory occasion to conclude at what I believe will be the peak of our existence as a group. I still find it difficult to believe that what began as a bedroom recording in 2007, became a group of individuals that have performed in Moscow, San Francisco, and many places between. We have travelled further, and shared more music than we had ever expected. Thank you to each and every person who supported us.I will continue to work as WIFE . However, I am not closing the door on the sounds I developed as Altar of Plagues. Many stones remain unturned.James / Altar of Plagues / July 15 2013

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Splits Sharks break up

Posted July 9, 2013, 6:26 p.m.

British punk band Sharks have called it a day, announcing it over the band's Facebook page. Britain's Sharks have announced that they will be calling it a day, according to a post on ...

Splits The Stereo State call it quits

Posted July 7, 2013, 10:37 a.m.

The Stereo State, from Holyoke, MA, have announced the band will cease later this year. The band released an EP and full-length during their run and will be performing at Fest 12 in Gainesville, FL ...

Splits My Chemical Romance split up

Posted March 23, 2013, 10:40 a.m.

My Chemical Romance announced on their website yesterday that they have disbanded, issuing the following statement: Being in this band for the past 12 years has been a true blessing. We've gotten to go ...

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Splits The Mars Volta Break-Up

Posted Jan. 23, 2013, 4:45 p.m. in Splits by Aaron H

While it was initially thought to be a hiatus, Cedric Bixler-Zavala announced via Twitter that he was no longer a member of The Mars Volta ...

Splits Khuda to release final album

Posted Jan. 21, 2013, 3:17 a.m. in Splits by Loren

Two-piece Khuda have announced a final album before they cease as a band. The record is being recorded by Pedro Mendes in Leeds, and the ...

Splits D.O.A. to disband

Posted Jan. 20, 2013, 12:20 a.m. in Splits by Loren

After a 35 year run, legendary punk band D.O.A. has announced their final tour. The band has released 14 studio albums, including 2011 ...

Jan. 31—Phoenix Theatre—Petaluma, CaliforniaFeb. 1—The Observatory—Santa Ana, CaliforniaFeb. 2—Brick By Brick—San Diego, CaliforniaFeb. 3—Weber's—Reseda, CaliforniaFeb. 20—Studio Nightclub—Lethbridge, AlbertaFeb. 21—The Vat—Red Deer, AlbertaFeb. 22—Pawn Shop—Edmonton, AlbertaFeb. 23—The Republic—Calgary, AlbertaFeb. 24—Wild Bill's—Banff, Alberta
Source: Onion AV Club

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Splits Amebix breaks up

Posted Dec. 6, 2012, 10:10 a.m. in Splits by Loren

Amebix breaks up

Rob Miller has announced the split of seminal punks Amebix. The band originally formed in 1978 and reunited in 2008. They released Sonic Mass last ...

Splits Underoath breaking up

Posted Oct. 13, 2012, 3:25 a.m. in Splits by Loren

Underoath breaking up

After 15 years, Underoath have announced their final tour. The band will release Anthology 1999-2013 on November 6, 2012 on Solid State Records, which collected ...

Anthology 1999-2013 track list:
1. Sunburnt
2. Unsound
3. In Division
4. Catch Myself Catching Myself
5. Paper Lung
6. Desperate Times, Desperate Measures
7. Too Bright To See, Too Loud To Hear
8. In Regards To Myself
9. You're Ever So Inviting
10. Writing On The Walls
11. A Boy Brushed Red Living In Black And White
12. Reinventing Your Exit
13. It's Dangerous Business Walking Out Your Front Door
14. I've Got Ten Friends And A Crowbar That Says You Ain't Gonna Do Jack
15. When The Sun Sleeps
16. Cries Of The Past
17. Heart Of Stone

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Splits Tephra calls it quits

Posted Sept. 28, 2012, 10:01 a.m. in Splits by Loren

In a brief statement, Tephra has announced their demise after 10 years as a band. Their statement is included below: Due to ongoing health issues ...

Splits No Use for a Name finished

Posted Sept. 18, 2012, 10:43 a.m. in Splits by Loren

No Use for a Name finished is reporting that at a recent farewell/tribute show to departed frontman Tony Sly, No Use for a Name is calling it quits ...

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