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60 bands disbanded in the 21st Century so far (2000-2020)

Posted by on January 10, 2020

41) Rush

Years: 1968–2018

Final Album: Clockwork Angels (Roadrunner – 2012)

Genre: progressive rock/metal

Origin: Canada

Likely to return: R.I.P

 

42) Shadows Fall

Years: 1995-2015

Final Album: Fire From the Sky (Razor & Tie – 2012)

Genre: metal

Origin: Boston, MA

Likely to return: It’s possible. They are currently under hiatus.

 

43) Shields

Years: 2013-2018

Final Album: Life In Exile (Long Branch Records – 2018)

Genre: metal/hardcore

Origin: London

Likely to return: Doubtful. Vocalist Joe Edwards formed a new project JW Edwards and bassist Lawrence “Larry” Welling joined the band Brotherhood.

 

44) Slayer

Years: 1981-2019

Final Album: Repentless (Nuclear Blast – 2015)

Genre: thrash

Origin: California

Likely to return: Technically, they are still active. Long live Slayer!

 

45) Soundgarden

Years: 1984-1997 // 2010-2017 // 2018-2019

Final Album: King Animal (Universal – 2012)

Genre: metal/grunge

Origin: Seattle

Likely to return: R.I.P

 

46) Snake River Conspiracy

Years: ?? – 20??

Final Album: Sonic Jihad (Reprise – 2000) 

Genre: industrial

Origin: Bay Area, CA

LIkely to return: Possible

 

47) Strapping Young Lad

Years: 1994–2007

Final Album: The New Black (Century Media – 2006)

Genre: death/thrash/industrial

Origin: Canada

Likely to return: We hope so.

 

48) Superjoint // Superjoint Ritual

Years: 1993–2004 // 2014–2019

Final Album: Caught Up In The Gears of Application (Housecore – 2016)

Genre: sludge/hardcore

Origin: New Orleans, LA

Likely to return: Wouldn’t surprise us.

 

49) The Sword

Years: 2003–2018

Final Album: Used Future (Razor & Tie – 2018)

Genre: stoner/doom metal

Origin: Austin, TX

Likely to return: Hopefully

 

50) Textures

Years: 2001-2017

Final Album: Phenotype (2016 – Nuclear Blast)

Genre: metal

Origin: Tilburg, Netherlands

Likely to return: They were working on their sixth album, Genotype and decided to break-up instead due to “personal motives.” Knowing new material exist somewhere behind the scenes, there’s always a possibility.

 

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