R.E.M. Decide To “Call It A Day”

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R.E.M. fans are surely going to be sad today. The band have posted up an official statement on their website stating that they are “Calling It A Day” and will be no more. The band has been highly influential to many artists throughout the 80’s and 90’s and will be missed by many.

Click past the jump to view what R.E.M. has to say regarding their break.

“To our Fans and Friends: As R.E.M., and as lifelong friends and co-conspirators, we have decided to call it a day as a band. We walk away with a great sense of gratitude, of finality, and of astonishment at all we have accomplished. To anyone who ever felt touched by our music, our deepest thanks for listening.” R.E.M.

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