- 08 Aug 16
The Maccabees have announced that they are breaking up, confirming the news in a statement released today.
The London band released four albums since forming in 2002. Their most recent record Marks To Prove It, was released in July 2015, followed on from Given to the Wild (2012), Wall of Arms (2009) and debut Colour It In (2007). The band headlined Latitude Festival in July.
In a statement posted to social media, the band write of their split: "There have not been fallings out and we are grateful to say that we are not leaving the group as a dividing force".
The group also state that the members will "continue making music" and promise farewell shows for later in the year.
Read the statement in full below.
A message to our fans…. With Love, The Maccabees x pic.twitter.com/v2DN0PMP4R
— The Maccabees (@themaccabees) August 8, 2016