Band issue final statement

Politically motivated punks The King Blues have shocked fans by deciding to call it a day.

Working on a grassroots level, The King Blues were able to build up an enormous fanbase without every once interesting with the music industry. Notice the past tense in that statement? Well, that's because the band are no more.

In a statement this afternoon The King Blues shocked fans by announcing their split. The band had already announced several high profile festival slots, and were widely rumoured to be working on new material.

The statement in full:

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It is with great sadness and very heavy hearts that we must inform you, that as of today The King Blues are no more.

We are all immensely proud of our body of work. We will be releasing the last The King Blues album entitled ‘Long Live The Struggle’ as the final chapter. The album will be released in early July 2012

We simply feel we have taken things as far as they can go and it would be unfair on you if we were to go through the motions like so many other artists do. We all believe strongly in what The King Blues stands for.

Can we take this opportunity to thank you all so much for your support, love and passion down the years.

long live the struggle

in solidarity,

The King Blues

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