August 28, 2009 After the latest in a series of incidents between feuding brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher, Oasis finally split, with Noel walking out for good. "It is with some sadness and great relief... I quit Oasis tonight," he says. "People will write and say what they like, but I simply could not go on working with Liam a day longer."More
May 31, 1998 Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice) announces that she is leaving Spice Girls, releasing a statement saying: "Sadly I would like to confirm that I have left the Spice Girls. This is because of differences between us. I'm sure the group will continue to be successful and I wish them all the best... PS, I'll be back."
Halliwell was planning to leave the group in September at the end of their world tour, but grows frustrated and leaves early.
The group continues as a quartet, but splits up in 2000. In 2007, they reunite with Halliwell back on board.
October 7, 1986 The Police release their final single, "Don't Stand So Close To Me '86," and then call it a career. They had hoped to reunite and record another album but injury and conflict lead to Stewart Copeland declaring they can no longer work together.More
October 16, 1972 Creedence Clearwater Revival calls it quits, announcing in a press release: "We don't regard this as breaking up. We look at it as an expansion of our activities." The band never reforms, but John Fogerty emerges with a successful solo career.
September 3, 1970 The Dave Clark Five call it quits after ten years.
April 5, 2008 Toto breaks up after performing its final concert in Seoul.
April 17, 2007 Arcturus officially announces they are splitting up.
May 13, 2006 Ryan Vandeberghe announces that the Suicide Machines have broken up after 15 years.
May 25, 2004 In a letter to fans, Phish frontman Trey Anastasio says that after 21 years together, the band is splitting up. "We all love and respect Phish and the Phish audience far too much to stand by and allow it to drag on beyond the point of vibrancy and health. We don't want to become caricatures of ourselves, or worse yet, a nostalgia act."
They wrap things up with a show in Coventry, Vermont, in August, but it is not the final curtain: In 2009, the band reunites.
April 21, 2003 British pop group S Club 7 announces it is splitting up after five years.More from this Category
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