Music blogs can be pretty ruthless. Once a band has been posted about, hyped a bit, released an eponymous EP/LP people move on, keen for that next wave, and that next NEW THING. On one hand this is a (vaguely) noble pursuit: bringing music that you love to faceless internet users who share a similar passion to you – and for free. Yet this can turn into churning out posts about bands you don’t really know about and are just looking to join the hype-wagon.
So here is a post dedicated to dead bands that people may have forgotten about, or not listened to in a while, or maybe not heard of. Here are some of my favourite bands that have broken up in the last 5 or so years.