After practically 20 years, Panic! on the Disco are over. On Jan. 24, frontman Brendon Urie introduced the group will formally break up up after the top of their European tour, which is at present set to conclude in Manchester, England, on March 10. The information got here as Urie introduced he and spouse Sarah Urie expect their first youngster later this yr.
“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 probably be no extra,” Urie wrote on the band’s official Instagram web page.
The prolonged assertion additionally famous how a lot Urie’s life has modified for the reason that band was first fashioned in Las Vegas when he was nonetheless in highschool. “Nicely, it has been a hell of a journey . . . Rising up in Vegas I may’ve by no means imagined the place this life would take me. So many locations everywhere in the world, and all the chums we have made alongside the way in which,” he wrote. “However generally a journey should finish for a brand new one to start. We have been attempting to maintain it to ourselves, although a few of you will have heard . . . Sarah and I expect a child very quickly! The prospect of being a father and getting to look at my spouse turn out to be a mom is each humbling and thrilling. I look ahead to this subsequent journey.”
The pop star went on to thank the band’s followers for his or her help through the years. “Thanks all on your immense help through the years,” he stated. “I’ve sat right here attempting to give you the proper approach to say this and I actually cannot put into phrases how a lot it has meant to us. Whether or not you’ve got been right here for the reason that starting or are simply discovering us, it has been a pleasure to not solely share the stage with so many gifted folks but additionally share our time with you. I’m wanting ahead to seeing everybody in Europe and the UK for one final run collectively. I like you. I recognize you. Thanks for current.”
Whereas the band initially consisted of 4 members when it was fashioned in 2004 — Urie, Ryan Ross, Spencer Smith, and Brent Wilson — through the years it turned a launching pad for Urie’s solo profession. After their first album, “A Fever You Cannot Sweat Out,” was launched, Wilson left the band, and each Ross and Smith left within the years that adopted, leaving Urie as the one remaining member.
On condition that Urie has primarily been Panic! on the Disco since 2015, it is unclear what precisely the longer term holds for him. It appears seemingly that he’s shedding the band identify to finally launch music as Brendon Urie, however no official particulars on what his subsequent act will probably be have been revealed presently.
For now, followers on Twitter are having a blended response to the information. “I noticed Panic! on the Disco seven instances from 2014-2022 as they rose from golf equipment again to arenas,” one individual wrote. “Say what you’ll about their previous few albums however it was f*cking superior to look at them graduate from has-been standing to the highest of the world.”
Nevertheless, some followers are glad to see Urie is lastly leaving Panic! on the Disco behind. “PANIC AT THE DISCO IS NO MORE!!!!” one individual tweeted alongside a cheering GIF. One other added, “PANIC AT THE DISCO ARE DISBANNING EVERYONE CHEEERRRRR.”
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