Letlive. Announce They Are Breaking Up

Written by Emmy Mack on 2nd May, 2017

Letlive. Announce They Are Breaking Up

Punters who caught Letlive. at UNIFY Gathering earlier this year will be thanking fuck they did, because it turns out the band won’t be playing together again “for the foreseeable future”.

After four studio albums and 15 years of smashing out top quality LA-flavoured post-hardcore, the band have made the decision to disband due to a “divergence in views and aims”.

Taking to Facebook, Letlive. have posted a lengthy statement thanking fans for their support over the years, and explaining their decision to call it quits, at least for the time being.

It reads:

“In the summer of 2002 this thing we call “letlive.” began in a garage in a small suburb of Los Angeles with one goal in mind. Above all else, letlive. was meant to be an idea not an outfit. This idea took its roots in honesty, humility, and finding an ironic strength in vulnerability. This is how it all began and it must end in the same fashion.

We have been granted opportunities and experiences beyond anything we could have ever imagined and we are well aware that none of the aforementioned would be possible without you. Your support, investments, and genuine belief have been nothing short of inspiring which is what allowed us to create these works while enduring the unsettling ebb and flow of career musicianship. With this in mind we would like to take this time to exhibit said transparency and explain that over time a divergence in views and aims has developed within the camp- and, for the moment, the impact that has on letlive. as a group is that there will be no further activity for the foreseeable future. We want to thank every single person that we were privileged enough to make a connection with through this vessel. We will no longer write the soundtrack, but the most important element, the idea, will continue as long as you allow it to. You are and always will beletlive.

All ll.ove,
Jason Aalon Butler, Loniel Robinson, Ryan Johnson, & Jeffrey Sahyoun”

Thanks for the memories, guys.


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