Attack Attack Announce Breakup
2013-04-22 by Nathan Flynn CONTRIBUTOR | 135 Comments
The two remaining original members of Ohio metalcore group Attack Attack!, Andrew Whiting and Andrew Wetzel, have announced through Facebook that their ironically titled Back in Action tour this summer with The Plot in You will be the group's last. The band has been struggling to get back on its feet after the departure of founding members John Holgado and Caleb Shomo last December left Attack Attack! with no vocalist or bassist. This exodus, combined with new vocalist Phil Druyor's lack of comfort performing harsh vocals live, are certainly key factors in the group's decision to retire the name. However, the reasons for the breakup have not been explicitly addressed apart from the aside "we think it's time that we wrap up this chapter in our lives." A more detailed explanation may be forthcoming.

You can read the brief address at http://www.facebook.com/attackattackus?hc_location=stream
Tagged: Attack Attack! (US)

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Lambda
April 22nd 2013
2422 Comments


Wow, their fans will be pretty crabby

Gwyn.
April 22nd 2013
15081 Comments


Celebrate Celebrate!

VisceralUproar
April 22nd 2013
161 Comments


They knew it had to end someday... And I guess Someday Came Suddenly didn't it?
/badumtss

DegausserGuernica24
April 22nd 2013
1134 Comments


Who the fuck would be depressed about this news? Band was fucking terrible to begin with.

TrstN01
April 22nd 2013
800 Comments


This is the right decision.

Funeralopolis
April 22nd 2013
11340 Comments


Took long enough. This is a crazy moment for me, as dumb as it is to say this band got me into heavier music and pretty much into music in general in one way or another. RIP you lot of ninny bitches.

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Mabbitt
April 22nd 2013
1364 Comments


The world of metal breathed a sigh of relief on this day

DamnVanne
April 22nd 2013
1781 Comments


God answers prayers

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EyeForAnEye
April 22nd 2013
1692 Comments


LOL

TheFreezingMoon
April 22nd 2013
28 Comments


"Wow, their fans will be pretty crabby"

Hahaha best comment ever.


EyeForAnEye
April 22nd 2013
1692 Comments


"with no vocalist or bassist."

Not like you could hear the bass anyway.

ILJ
April 22nd 2013
6670 Comments


today is a good day

TrstN01
April 22nd 2013
800 Comments


The question now is, will they release the album with Phil on vocals or will that just never happen?

FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
April 22nd 2013
9034 Comments


The answer is looking like no

ILJ
April 22nd 2013
6670 Comments


no the answer is who cares

Atari
Contributing Reviewer
April 22nd 2013
19745 Comments


meh i could care less about these guys but the wretched was actually a pretty cool song.

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MadMikeLove
April 22nd 2013
653 Comments


I used to love this band. God what was wrong with me.

Thank fuck. Great news.

Wow, their fans will be pretty crabby [2]

pissbore
April 22nd 2013
9935 Comments


this hereby marks an important victory in the battle for truth but the war is far from over

Drummerboy123
April 22nd 2013
2354 Comments


Another shit band goes bye bye. Thank fuck.

Spec
April 22nd 2013
27167 Comments


"Wow, their fans will be pretty crabby"

Lol!

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
April 22nd 2013
21061 Comments


good riddance

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paulxc
April 22nd 2013
21 Comments


OH NOES! were will i get my supermega br00tle music naow?

ViralOblivion
April 22nd 2013
7679 Comments


Oh thank satan

Kris.
April 22nd 2013
12345 Comments


walked in thinking
i bet everyones gonna be retarded and celebratory

yay i was right!!

Noteros
April 22nd 2013
53 Comments


I'm pretty sure that they're just putting "Attack Attack!" to rest but will release their new stuff under a new name. They just got Phil as a vocalist, there's no way that they just stopped making music.

RobbaqPL
April 22nd 2013
160 Comments


http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/crabcore
Need I say more. Need I say more.

ZilbelPing
April 22nd 2013
6160 Comments


yay

Progger6009
April 22nd 2013
1099 Comments


REJOYCE!!!!!


RosaParks
April 22nd 2013
14902 Comments


attack attack break down*

bach
April 22nd 2013
12589 Comments


shut up guise. this band saved mah liyfe. u just need to go & listen to sum reel music!!!!

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NonApplicable
April 22nd 2013
1958 Comments


Need I say more. Need I say more.

We don't need you to spell out the joke

Vespiion
April 22nd 2013
1222 Comments


"They knew it had to end someday... And I guess Someday Came Suddenly didn't it? "

Am I the only one that lost their shit at this?

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Owantjaaaa
April 22nd 2013
3238 Comments


YES
But does this mean they will cancel their show at "europes biggest punk festival"???????????

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Fieryfenderz
April 22nd 2013
1439 Comments


Didn't they just record a new album?

JazzHands333
April 22nd 2013
312 Comments


"Wow, their fans will be pretty crabby"

Perfect first comment.

CaptainHadouken
April 22nd 2013
1960 Comments


So nothing important here. Cool.

SteveRogers
April 22nd 2013
189 Comments


This is the natural evolution of their sound.

NecrogenicShrimp
April 22nd 2013
70 Comments


"Wow, their fans will be pretty crabby"
I really wish that I had come up with that.

ThomasTheCure
April 22nd 2013
285 Comments


i think it's safe to say it's for the best. the band was a complete embarrassment.

YoYoMancuso
April 22nd 2013
11080 Comments


this is great news but they were much more tolerable than groups like Falling In Reverse or Of Mice And Men

MyNameIsPencil
April 22nd 2013
584 Comments


"Wow I'm sad they broke up"
said nobody.

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Impervious
April 22nd 2013
376 Comments


"Wow, their fans will be pretty crabby" [7]

It needed to be said again. Every time I see this band I imagine Crab People from South Park.

CRAB PEE-PULL, CRAB PEE-PULL

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
April 22nd 2013
50355 Comments


Hopefully Of Mice and Men will die as well

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Zooyut
April 22nd 2013
4 Comments


I actually like this band, but as soon as I heard they broke up, I went on here to see all the funny comments, and was not disappointed hahahaha

bach
April 22nd 2013
12589 Comments


I hope Falling In Reverse or anything Ronnie Radke is in crashes and burns.

Mabbitt
April 22nd 2013
1364 Comments


this is great news but they were much more tolerable than groups like Falling In Reverse or Of Mice And Men


I always found those 2 bands much tolerable than Acrap acrap!

"Wow, their fans will be pretty crabby"
I really wish that I had come up with that. [2]

LilLioness
April 22nd 2013
2496 Comments


I know I am alone here, but I really liked their last album.

ColeTrain
April 22nd 2013
13 Comments


They are probably just gonna change their name seeing as they sound nothing like attack attack anymore and have a new vocalist.

LilLioness
April 22nd 2013
2496 Comments


Yeah. Unfortunately their newer iteration probably won't be a better overall sound. :/

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
April 22nd 2013
23816 Comments


band sucks but I'm glad they existed because they were the impetus for one of the best joke reviews on sputnik. Wherefore Art Thou, Caleb McAlpine?

http://www.sputnikmusic.com/review/31817/Attack-Attack%21-Someday-Came-Suddenly/

Cygnatti
April 22nd 2013
21352 Comments


oh wow

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HighandDriving
April 22nd 2013
3288 Comments


Jsut PRAY Woa is me neva braeaks up.

FictionalFlames
April 22nd 2013
1516 Comments


God bless!


Another one bites the dust.

Lambda
April 22nd 2013
2422 Comments


"Wow, their fans will be pretty crabby"

"Perfect first comment."

Why thank you :D

c0nf1n3d
April 22nd 2013
283 Comments


The first comment was pretty funny.

My only concern is, they were currently recording an album. Is that ever going to be released, or what?

Anyhow...I did like listening to this band. Their first album, "Someday Came Suddenly" was actually a very fun listen. Many can't tolerate it...but ah well. Their second album wasn't too shabby either.

GringoSuave89
April 22nd 2013
1035 Comments


time to dance in the streets

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Mike08
April 22nd 2013
607 Comments


Today I heard my first and last crabcore song: Stick Stickly

The best thing about this band is Waior's amazing review of Someday Came Suddenly.

IsaacFirestone
April 22nd 2013
20 Comments


Thatchers dead and Attack Attack have broke up, :D

TomAkaVeto
April 22nd 2013
1638 Comments


Now Asking Alexandria needs to do the same.

MarkTheDead
April 22nd 2013
650 Comments


I dug that one song... Last Breath I think was the title, and I used to see 'em live with a bunch of others on tour. Aside from that I wasn't a fan of their work, but still my youth dies even more. Not sad though. Not like Underoath or Thrice breaking up.

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NickGrouwen
April 22nd 2013
80 Comments


There is a god!

ColonelWang
April 22nd 2013
31 Comments


Yeeeeeeeeeees

chug73
April 22nd 2013
1055 Comments


All the scene bands are slowly dying. Like all trendy bands

henryChinaski
April 22nd 2013
2756 Comments


Cool!

chug73
April 22nd 2013
1055 Comments


Break up or go hipster. Or you can get even djentier to show how srs and grown up we r, our past isn't our future guise

Yourhotdad
April 22nd 2013
21 Comments


finally.

PaulShallPerish
April 22nd 2013
84 Comments


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vV-ieLJD3AQ

Strider
April 22nd 2013
4598 Comments


My year is now complete

demigod!
April 22nd 2013
44352 Comments


finally

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CrimsonLies
April 22nd 2013
2021 Comments


There goes another pioneer to metalcore

Damus
April 22nd 2013
414 Comments


today is a good day

SHAKEandBAKE
April 22nd 2013
1310 Comments


First Thrice and now Attack Attack! What is the world coming to?

UnitK2K
April 22nd 2013
108 Comments


awww yeah this is pretty good indeed.
Though it's sad, because of this band I was able to meet my sweetheart at a concert almost three years ago
well at least that's not ending (:

bye bye attack attack, we hardly knew you. seriously, we hardly did so be gone!

Flomazoid
April 22nd 2013
26 Comments


This is the greatest news I've heard all day.

clander270
April 22nd 2013
155 Comments


All I can really say is "IT'S ABOUT FUCKING TIME".

jackalope11
April 22nd 2013
330 Comments


Yeah band totally got me into heavier music. I used to hear Carlile's vocals and literally get irritated, but there was something so catchy about Bro Ashley's Here so I kept listening. Then I sort of began to like them. I obviously grew out of them because they obviously suck balls but still, technically, if it weren't for Attack Attack I would not be listening to the Faceless right now, or Veil of Maya, or fucking Cannibal Corpse.

SadAndHolyGlow
April 22nd 2013
1520 Comments


I'm not greatly affected by this. I will, however, say that I think that they were finally heading in the right direction with "This Means War."

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FiveLeavesLeft
April 22nd 2013
9838 Comments


Best news this month :D

NoMooreMercy
April 22nd 2013
18 Comments


I have a tear in my eye.. I'm so happy.

J0ckstrapsFTW
April 22nd 2013
3652 Comments


Awesome news

tresm87
April 22nd 2013
833 Comments


time has come anyway

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Treeman
April 22nd 2013
1223 Comments


their vocalist was uncomfortable performing harsh vocals live?

so that means that he cant do them

SlMBOLlC
April 22nd 2013
5181 Comments


yeh i knew they weren't gonna last long when they atarted puttting dicks on the cover of their albums

FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
April 22nd 2013
9034 Comments


Death Grips is still going kind of

FearThyEvil
April 22nd 2013
12545 Comments


Thank god for this. Made my day much better

DrHouseSchuldiner
April 22nd 2013
5643 Comments


Sweet news

CrazyDiamond7
April 22nd 2013
64 Comments


About goddamn time. Now I'll never have to hear my friends rave about this terrible band ever again.

CrimsonFireCF
April 22nd 2013
78 Comments


Don't let the door hit you in the ass on the way out Attack Attack!!!

CakeWithCream
April 22nd 2013
1023 Comments


bad news though it appears the members are still going to continue writing "music"

flaffy
April 22nd 2013
158 Comments


Thank you. I was having a really bad day and this helped cheer me up a little.

Antigen
April 22nd 2013
33 Comments


VICTORY!!!!

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FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
April 22nd 2013
9034 Comments


lol @ all the avatarless kids showing up to show how elite they are by celebrating a band's breakup. Quick note guys: disliking a certain band doesn't make you cool, unconditionally loving certain bands does.

drasticaction74
April 22nd 2013
1735 Comments


and this department is what we like to call The Andys!
...do you know why we call it that?
Because they're both named Andrew?

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Texture
April 22nd 2013
41 Comments


Rejoice.


moshpotatoes
April 22nd 2013
555 Comments


I miss this band already. First and second album use to be a huge part of my life.


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lucasjcockcroft
April 23rd 2013
3707 Comments


even if they dont make music you like, its never a good thing when there is less music being made

band got me into "metal" so I refuse to rejoice this, besides Sexual Man Chocolate and Bro, Ashley's Here are still some catchy song

InFiction
April 23rd 2013
3659 Comments


They had few listenable tracks, but any hope for a good album was out the window when Caleb left. Glad they called it a day.

zaruyache
April 23rd 2013
6436 Comments


Why are we avatar-less, though? I never found out why this silly change was made.

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FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
April 23rd 2013
9034 Comments


avatarless is my slang for people who haven't been around for a while.

NonApplicable
April 23rd 2013
1958 Comments


I cared more about losing avatars than losing Attack Attack

joshieboy12345
April 23rd 2013
5370 Comments


Was always going to happen.

Dolving999
April 23rd 2013
1630 Comments


I've haven't been this happy for a news article for quite a while.

DrummerDudeGuy
April 23rd 2013
47 Comments


Damn, all the haters here... I used to love the first and second album back in high school, and they were a huge reason I got into metal into the first place. I don't listen to them at all anymore, but this is still sad news to me.

MuhNamesTyler
April 23rd 2013
4040 Comments


Never really listened to them

DropdeadWHA
April 23rd 2013
600 Comments


Attack Attack, where you @?

MrMatt767
April 23rd 2013
192 Comments


goooddd

NapalmCrusader
April 23rd 2013
1737 Comments


Band has always been really lame. God answer my prayers.

Vakarian12
April 23rd 2013
3835 Comments


thank Odin

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TheSpirit
April 23rd 2013
17819 Comments


actually kind of disappointed by this

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BigPleb
April 23rd 2013
36630 Comments


2013 >

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demigod!
April 23rd 2013
44352 Comments


i know right

SingForTheDead
April 23rd 2013
94 Comments


Live long and crabcore on.

necroscope86
April 23rd 2013
213 Comments


The only word that can sum up my feelings right now is "good".

WeSuckYoungBlood
April 23rd 2013
32 Comments


It would be appropriate to mark this breakup with a cover Never ever getting back together.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
April 23rd 2013
21941 Comments


had a couple of good songs

sixdegrees
April 23rd 2013
17048 Comments


h8ers in here

crabcore will never die

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demigod!
April 23rd 2013
44352 Comments


it will live on through internet gifs and youtube poops

oh what a fate

Crawl
April 23rd 2013
1616 Comments


Saddest news of the century

ErikPage13
April 23rd 2013
10 Comments


Thank pasta, worst band ever.

1ChrisRock
April 23rd 2013
101 Comments


Some gay band is forming right now to replace it anyways

1ChrisRock
April 23rd 2013
101 Comments


Some gay band is forming right now to replace it anyways

Manqaness24
April 23rd 2013
134 Comments


YESSSS

UnnamedOcean
April 23rd 2013
3966 Comments


Huzzah!

Impervious
April 23rd 2013
376 Comments


The beginning of Bro Ashley's Here was my jam!

"their vocalist was uncomfortable performing harsh vocals live?
so that means that he cant do them" [2]

"I cared more about losing avatars than losing Attack Attack"

I'm not sure why I laughed as hard as I did to this but my whole office jumped.





crabroast22
April 23rd 2013
11 Comments


Thank christ! >.

XfingTheSullen
April 23rd 2013
2612 Comments


Great news

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BeatdownMerchant
April 23rd 2013
7 Comments


Every time i see a crab on the beach in the future, I will think of this and look back in sadness :'(

mindleviticus
April 23rd 2013
8229 Comments


Eugene Krabscore

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moshpotatoes
April 23rd 2013
555 Comments


Gonna listen to their debut. (Never forget your roots.)

RIP

North0House2
April 23rd 2013
5856 Comments


GOOD.

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Parsnips
April 24th 2013
17 Comments


: )

Hospital
April 24th 2013
2058 Comments


THIS WORLD IS SO IMPERFECT THIS WORLD IS SO NOT WORTH IT

to quote austin carlile

CALL TRIPLE A!!!! HERE COMES DA BREAKDOWNZ!@!@

Azn.
April 24th 2013
5609 Comments


fuckin...finally...

Immortallix
April 24th 2013
53 Comments


Much better news week this week

massasarcasm
April 25th 2013
54 Comments


Crabs.



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