Anberlin to split after 2014

2014-01-16 by Dr. Snake Ramoray | 129 Comments
Floridian alternative rock outfit Anberlin have released a new video on their main website and their YouTube page. They have announced that later this year, they are releasing their seventh and final studio LP, touring across the world one last time, and are splitting up at the end of this year.

You can watch the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xa7RabbuOTA

Tagged: Anberlin

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MyNameIsPencil
January 16th 2014
992 Comments


never really saw the appeal in these guys

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Green Baron
January 16th 2014
21720 Comments


dammit did not see this coming at all

rip

SnakeDelilah
January 16th 2014
11771 Comments


:{

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evilford
January 16th 2014
26041 Comments


I did not post in here why does my damn thing say I did dammit

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CK
January 16th 2014
5886 Comments


Honestly, Cities was the only thing by them I really thought was phenomenal

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Green Baron
January 16th 2014
21720 Comments


listen to Vital man

dathvada321
January 16th 2014
1456 Comments


wtf noooooooo. rip

Mongi123
Contributing Reviewer
January 16th 2014
14204 Comments


Awww damn I don't approve

CK
January 16th 2014
5886 Comments


Vital was very enjoyable, but Cities blows it out of the water easily

Green Baron
January 16th 2014
21720 Comments


why did this have to happen????

dathvada321
January 16th 2014
1456 Comments


I was having a somewhat good day until this

VicariousIntent
January 16th 2014
1607 Comments


This is not cool. Yeah, Cities was my favorite from them, but they were always really consistent and really passionate. Great dudes. This sucks.

StolenIdentity
January 16th 2014
251 Comments


It's like being dumped all over again.

My heart has been dismantled and will never be repaired.

Green Baron
January 16th 2014
21720 Comments


Let's hope they end with a bang

loneNLwolf
January 16th 2014
149 Comments


Anberlin has been my favorite band (along with Alice in Chains; I suppose the #1 spot depends on my mood) for about five years now. Can't believe this. I'm going to miss them tremendously.

ClearEyes
January 16th 2014
41 Comments


Dis be bad. Very sad.

Recspecs
January 16th 2014
9867 Comments


WHOS GONNA CALL ON SUNDAY MORNING

Hep Kat
January 16th 2014
17746 Comments


kripes on /su watch

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PostMesmeric
January 16th 2014
452 Comments


Damn, right after releasing such an incredible album like Vital. Hopefully their final album will be a proper sendoff. Still a bummer, though.

YoYoMancuso
January 16th 2014
11471 Comments


bummer. I saw them open for Smashing Pumpkins and they ruled, been meaning to check their studio work for like 18 months haha

Green Baron
January 16th 2014
21720 Comments


definitely start with cities

but you didn't need me to tell you that

jamming cities right now in honor of these guys

Apollo
January 16th 2014
10387 Comments


Cities has like 4 great songs, everything else by this band is a snoozefest to me

Recspecs
January 16th 2014
9867 Comments


WHOS GONNA DRIVE YOU HOME

larrytheslug
January 16th 2014
1315 Comments


its time

skoopy48
January 16th 2014
1716 Comments


This is bullshit but I know they'll continue with other projects.

It's interesting how they're going back to tooth and nail and hopefully that will mean better promotion than they got with Vital. At the same time, T&N kinda hit a rough patch last year.

Scoot
January 16th 2014
18192 Comments


dang

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SnakeDelilah
January 16th 2014
11771 Comments


Anchor and Braille tho

JohnFire
January 16th 2014
299 Comments


@Yoyo, don't start with Cities, start from the beginning or Never Take Friendship Personal. You'll be able to apprechiate the growth of the band more.

This sucks but at the same time doesn't as much because this is how great bands like them are supposed to go. Hope I get a chance to catch them on their final tour in Germany or the States when I'm there.
I guess that also means that Carrollhood might get more active in 2015, at least some sort of a silver lining about this.

tommygun
January 16th 2014
25670 Comments


vital was tripe good timing fellas

SadAndHolyGlow
January 16th 2014
1566 Comments


See ya.

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FromDaHood
January 16th 2014
9095 Comments


they're choosing Warped Tour as their last hurrah? They can play like one song per album wtf

nash1311
January 16th 2014
1757 Comments


In before toxin and lakes. Can't say I'm surprised by this but I didn't expect it either after the positive response to Vital. I hope the last album is their best but likely won't ever top Cities.

Dudes were always cool and genuine. Hope to see more from anchor & Braille, carrollhood, and maybe acceptance.

ProjectFreak
January 16th 2014
1603 Comments


I'm so bummed.

Nikkolae
January 16th 2014
4923 Comments


ugh first thursday then thrice and now this, bye bye adolescence

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Rowan5215
January 16th 2014
30128 Comments


inb4 toxin
But yeah this sucks

Winsomniac
January 16th 2014
8076 Comments


As much as this signals the end of an incredibly solid band over the years, I think pretty much everyone agrees they peaked at cities and everything else was a small, if steady decline from there on.


Part of me is at peace with them ending the band before they become Oldberlin and pull an Offspring on us.

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Ending
January 16th 2014
1930 Comments


Guess this is a good time to check these guys out.

silentstar
January 16th 2014
2346 Comments


you need to edit this article asap - vans warped tour is NOT their final tour

SnakeDelilah
January 16th 2014
11771 Comments


done

skoopy48
January 16th 2014
1716 Comments


Vital was as strong as Cities in my book and man NTFP is right up there.

KjSwantko
January 16th 2014
9449 Comments


Damn, RIP. Will jam forever though.

derkaderka
January 16th 2014
67 Comments


Lame, gonna have to go see them when they come to Charlotte.

Green Baron
January 16th 2014
21720 Comments


oh yay vans warped tour won't be their last show

TooLateToGoBack
January 16th 2014
1835 Comments


Vital and Cities are both amazing records, and it sucks to see these guys go - even if they weren't part of my adolescence.

Here's hoping they go with a bang.

ShadowRemains
January 16th 2014
22279 Comments


amberlin

Green Baron
January 16th 2014
21720 Comments


new york city please

dupuisj8
January 16th 2014
62 Comments


A very interesting and overall great career comes to a logical close. I'll miss the shit out of them

Nomos
January 16th 2014
915 Comments


Well this sucks...been listening for about 7 years now and I always thought they were above average for the type of music they played. They may have been spiralling downwards since Cities, but they've always been pretty decent.

SnakeDelilah
January 16th 2014
11771 Comments


new york city please [2]


hey green let's go together

Green Baron
January 16th 2014
21720 Comments


you're a creep

SnakeDelilah
January 16th 2014
11771 Comments


no i'm a weirdo

Green Baron
January 16th 2014
21720 Comments


BtMI's final show is on Sunday in Brooklyn

Rowan5215
January 16th 2014
30128 Comments


what the hell are you doing here

Green Baron
January 16th 2014
21720 Comments


i don't know rowan i don't know

EDIT: oh radiohead reference I see how it is

fromtheinside
January 16th 2014
20195 Comments


death to the 2.5 rating now

Rowan5215
January 16th 2014
30128 Comments


Lol I knew you'd get there green

nash1311
January 16th 2014
1757 Comments


Just remembered how much NTFP meant to me as a teenager. Band was integral in my life growing up

dimsim3478
January 16th 2014
6385 Comments


dang, pretty sad. at least they're doing one more LP.

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Green Baron
January 16th 2014
21720 Comments


Feel Good Drag was my jam in 2010

then I explored their better songs

SnakeDelilah
January 16th 2014
11771 Comments


I put A Whisper and a Clamor on repeat when I played NHL 08 back in the day.

Green Baron
January 16th 2014
21720 Comments


ew nhl

madden>

SnakeDelilah
January 16th 2014
11771 Comments


Hockey > Football

Green Baron
January 16th 2014
21720 Comments


Football > Hockey

kmace
January 16th 2014
161 Comments


These guys had a great career and are ending it the right way. Definitely gotta see them live again and can't wait for their final album.

AmericnZero02
January 16th 2014
3454 Comments


WHAT THE FUCK

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PistolPete
January 16th 2014
3751 Comments


What a horrible piece of news to come home to.

Gwyn.
January 16th 2014
15618 Comments


69 comments and no tox

man you slacking smh



no but srsly never been much of a fan but they seemed to be in good state from what i recall from their latest album, so sad to hear for the fans. Hopefully the tour is good.

SnakeDelilah
January 16th 2014
11771 Comments


I think toxin might have killed himself.

joshieboy12345
January 16th 2014
5377 Comments


Their last show in Sydney, nothing will stop me going. I've loved this band for so many years. Really shocked and sad that they're calling a day, but an amazing career for a fantastic band.

unaMUSEd
January 16th 2014
1277 Comments


i cri wtf is dis shit

UnderJOath
January 17th 2014
77 Comments


Long, solid career. On to other things. Good for them.

Spec
January 17th 2014
28633 Comments


Never liked them.

someguest
January 17th 2014
23578 Comments


No big loss here.

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fromtheinside
January 17th 2014
20195 Comments


my thoughts exactly

PistolPete
January 17th 2014
3751 Comments


This is bullnads

sapient
January 17th 2014
2363 Comments


They were good for sure, but I don't think they were nearly as amazing as some claimed

someguest
January 17th 2014
23578 Comments


I mean, unless you think Presbyterian Church members writing pop-punk and/or alternative rock bullshit
with 'touching' lyrics and freaky cool melodic lines of music is the neatest thing on this
planet since a dildo stuffed with ricotta cheese.

fromtheinside
January 17th 2014
20195 Comments


"a dildo stuffed with ricotta cheese."

where can i purchase such a thing???

sapient
January 17th 2014
2363 Comments


I wonder if some people ARE actually into ricotta-stuffed dildos. I hope not.

someguest
January 17th 2014
23578 Comments


She likes the feeling of being full afterwards.

bach
January 17th 2014
13914 Comments


Now, that's just silly someguest. You jokester, you.

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suppatime
January 17th 2014
456 Comments


whta the balls

TheSupernatural
January 17th 2014
1452 Comments


Anberlin is (was?) okay. Some decent songs, but like a lot of their contemporaries, they don't really impress me in any way.

Wizard
January 17th 2014
19877 Comments


I did not post in here why does my damn thing say I did dammit

Cause you were caught listening to poo : p.

BigPleb
January 17th 2014
41260 Comments


Another sad day for sputnik :[

Just kidding, Opeth are still alive and kicking :D

minty901
January 17th 2014
2157 Comments


hopefully some good UK dates

osmark86
January 17th 2014
4730 Comments


OP said it. not a great loss.

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loneNLwolf
January 17th 2014
149 Comments


Most of you have probably only heard one or two songs and judged them by that.

BigPleb
January 17th 2014
41260 Comments


stfu

jmh886
January 17th 2014
1029 Comments


Good band. Solid tunes.

mast3rshake16
January 17th 2014
109 Comments


:-(


like many have said, i jammed my ass off to Blueprints / ntfp when I was 15/16 (24 now) - great memories with this band

Underflow
January 17th 2014
3235 Comments


Not a fan, but rip

Trist66
January 17th 2014
148 Comments


Band is catchy as fuck, and Cities and Vital are great.
Hopefully the come by where I live.

sapient
January 17th 2014
2363 Comments



"Most of you have probably only heard one or two songs and judged them by that."


I used to have a copy of Vital and New Surrender, and from listening to those and a good amount of Cities online, to me they
were just a solid alternative rock band, nothing more and nothing less


henryChinaski
January 17th 2014
3171 Comments


Bummer. Great band.

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minimesmyidol
January 17th 2014
293 Comments


fuck. I never understood announcing a split. if its amicable, why not just take a few years break to pursue other projects? no sense in saying its the last time when 9/10 times its just a "hiatus".

pornogratherapy
January 17th 2014
100 Comments


El *fin of a great band.

Green Baron
January 17th 2014
21720 Comments


I doubt this will be a hiatus. This could possibly be the end of them, forever.

Cryio
January 17th 2014
100 Comments


Why everyone of my favorite bands break up progressively?

The Human Abstract, Thrice, Thursday now Anberlin. I'm afraid to hear Protest the Hero next or smth.

Forevermore
January 17th 2014
132 Comments


I JUST WANT ONE MORE CHANCE

TO PUT MY ARMS IN FRAGILE HANDS

Green Baron
January 17th 2014
21720 Comments


I THOUGHT YOU SAID FOREVER

OVER AND OVER

A SLEEPLESS NIGHT BECOMES

BITTER OBLIVION

ShitsofRain
January 17th 2014
6624 Comments


bye bye

North0House2
January 17th 2014
5920 Comments


I'm actually pretty saddened by this...

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SowingSeason
Staff Reviewer
January 17th 2014
19071 Comments


I'm not too upset, I think their best days are behind them and they've had one hell of a run. I'd always rather see a band quit while they're ahead. My only hope is that they send themselves out in epic fashion with an amazing final album.

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Slut
January 17th 2014
4032 Comments


agreed

GiantSpeck
January 18th 2014
225 Comments


That final album better be mind-blowingly amazing.

musicalmedicine
January 18th 2014
480 Comments


Vital didn't do that much for me, but on the other hand Cities is a great record. Anyway, if they release something before splitting, I hope it reaches the quality level of Cities, if not better.

silentstar
January 18th 2014
2346 Comments


I just hope that the album doesn't come off as forced, since they feel they need to release an album. Vital was released only 16 months ago (not to mention Devotion with its three new songs was released 4 months ago), so there's definitely some lingering doubt on my part.

On the other hand, they've proved that they're consistently good, with just minor dips in quality on a few albums, so maybe I should just hope for the best

nash1311
January 18th 2014
1757 Comments


They make breaking up look so easy. Seems like they've done this before

Green Baron
January 18th 2014
21720 Comments


They've accomplished a lot though

SnakeDelilah
January 18th 2014
11771 Comments


@nash1311 eheheheheheeee

PorcelainRain
January 18th 2014
537 Comments


Anberlin - Feel Good Drag
by AnberlinVEVO
4,600,336 views
4 years ago

Anberlin - Impossible
by AnberlinVEVO
3,668,322 views
3 years ago

Anberlin - Unstable
by AnberlinVEVO
698,583 views
10 months ago

Anberlin - Dead American
by AnberlinVEVO
31,610 views
1 month ago

risingabove
January 19th 2014
75 Comments


RIP these guys

thisisivy
January 21st 2014
113 Comments


"They make breaking up look so easy."

lol that made me think of when Isis broke up.

paxman
January 22nd 2014
4084 Comments


If it's not the best album ever then fuck these guys fucking turds

thisisivy
January 22nd 2014
113 Comments


^ hahaha man Vital was preeeeetty good.

thisisivy
January 22nd 2014
113 Comments


Damn you double post.

Green Baron
January 22nd 2014
21720 Comments


Vital was good but what about their last one? I doubt they'll top it especially since they just got off of Devotion + Vital

UNDEADBONALD
January 22nd 2014
4 Comments


This makes me so sad...

toxin.
January 26th 2014
12851 Comments


FUCK

PorcelainRain
January 26th 2014
537 Comments


I know how you feel Toxin I'm like their biggest fan

Green Baron
January 26th 2014
21720 Comments


stop reminding me of this =(

PorcelainRain
January 26th 2014
537 Comments


I can't I'm too excited. Going to see them at least three times this year.

toxin.
January 26th 2014
12851 Comments


this is like the worst news ever, i mean not really they'll have like 7 albums after their last one but still, damn

PorcelainRain
January 26th 2014
537 Comments


There is also Anchor and Braiile and who else?

Green Baron
January 26th 2014
21720 Comments


they ended too soon

plasmacoil
February 2nd 2014
52 Comments


rip

Green Baron
February 2nd 2014
21720 Comments


why the bump

TheSupernatural
February 3rd 2014
1452 Comments


[2] whydabump



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