The Maccabees Split After 14 Years
The London fivepiece The Maccabees released four albums in total since forming in 2002. Their most recent record 'Marks To Prove It', released in July 2015, followed on from 'Given to the Wild' (2012), 'Wall of Arms' (2009) and debut 'Colour It In' (2007).
In a statement posted to Facebook and Twitter (read the statement in full below), 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.
A message to our fans…. With Love, The Maccabees x pic.twitter.com/v2DN0PMP4R— The Maccabees (@themaccabees) August 8, 2016