Panic! At The Disco is splitting up after nearly 20 years

Panic! At The Disco frontman Brendon Urie introduced the band is splitting up, saying “generally a journey should finish for a brand new one to start.” 

Urie, the band’s lead singer, stated in an announcement Tuesday that he and his spouse, Sarah, predict a child “very quickly,” and revealed he is wanting ahead to “this subsequent journey.”  

“That stated, I’m going to carry this chapter of my life to an finish and put my focus and vitality on my household, and with that Panic! At The Disco will likely be no extra,” he stated. 

“I’ve sat right here making an attempt to provide you with the right solution to say this and I actually cannot put into phrases how a lot it has meant to us,” Urie added. “Whether you have been right here because the starting or are simply discovering us, it has been a pleasure to not solely share the stage with so many proficient folks but additionally share our time with you.” 

The pop rock band is ready to embark on its “Viva La Vengeance” tour in Europe and the U.Ok. on February 20. The tour ends on March 10. 

“I’m wanting ahead to seeing everybody in Europe and the UK for one final run collectively,” Urie stated. 

In 2020, Urie spoke to CBS News’ Michelle Miller about serving to kids discover their musical abilities via a Notes for Notes nonprofit. 

“If I had entry to this studio at these youngsters’ age, I might have been way more nicely ready and nicely versed for the music trade. When ‘Panic’ was began, we simply head-dived first in,” he stated. 

Originally from Las Vegas, Panic! was fashioned in 2004 by Urie and his childhood associates. Since then, the band has launched seven albums and has a wide range of memorable songs, together with “I Write Sins Not Tragedies.” They have been nominated thrice for a Grammy and gained MTV’s Video of the Year in 2006. 

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