NewsFebruary 26, 2010 11:08 PM ET11,009 views

The Fall Of Troy breaking up

Washington rock/post-hardcore outfit The Fall Of Troy has officially called it quits. Since 2002, the group has released four albums, including three with Equal Vision Records. Thomas Erak (guitar, vocals) has issuedd the following: "After nearly 9 years, 5 full-lengths, 2 bass players, hundreds of shows, and numerous other achievements and follies, Andrew, Frank, and I have decided to end our career as The Fall of Troy. "This band has been my life, my love, the air I breathe, the food I eat, and what helps me sleep (and sometimes keeps me up) at night. I love and cherish the music we've made, the times we've had, and all the great friends we've met along the way. Andrew, Frank, and of course Tim, will always and forever have a special place in my heart. But it has come time for us to call it a day. After everything's said and done, there is no drama, there is no blow out, it's simply the three members of this band are on three different paths in our lives. "I always hold true to the fact that it's better to go out in style, to ride off into the sunset, than go down in flames. This tour coming up with Envy On The Coast and Twin Atlantic will be our last go round, and we really hope that all of you will come out and celebrate what has been so unreal and unbelievable – let's dance one last time! "We would really like to thank everyone that's ever been involved with the band, managed the band, booked a show for us, let us eat your canned food, sleep on your floor, asked us for a picture, caught me when I've almost been dropped, put out a record for us, driven us through a late night drive thru, or anything else any of you could possibly look back on and enjoy what this band was...Fun. "So make sure you come out to 'The Marked-Men of 2010 Tour' as it will be our last hurrah! We love you, and will be giving as much love as you've given to us at these shows. So that's that! We love you with all our hearts, thank you from the very bottom of them, and goodbye comrades."


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head_pants_now 2/26/2010 8:13:43 PM

first post

rebuild 2/26/2010 8:21:03 PM

Their 15 minutes were up a looooooong time ago.

philadelphia_breadsmasher 2/26/2010 8:22:04 PM

WHYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!????????? would anyone ever care

crazyjoedivola 2/26/2010 8:23:38 PM

I beat you Webmaster

onemeansquid 2/26/2010 8:28:39 PM

oh look a shitty band broke up. how sad.

Van_flips_are_metal 2/26/2010 8:37:26 PM

Seriously does anyone who reads this site give a fck about this gay as band? Read the screen name and get metal gays

germania 2/26/2010 9:05:34 PM

i fckin hate this band

okarma 2/26/2010 9:09:07 PM


brassknuckleromance 2/26/2010 9:30:11 PM


ldr_hater_bjj5858 2/26/2010 9:46:57 PM

andrew is super cool. band was good 5 years ago.

thehays 2/26/2010 9:56:09 PM

first two releases were awesome, second two were awful. if they play old shit on the farewell tour i might go

detjohnkimble 2/26/2010 10:42:42 PM

Downhill after Ghostship.... not bummed.

parkwaydrive 2/26/2010 10:56:15 PM

Actually does anyway give a fck about ANY band at all ? Every news is just ''lawlz vanflip I never accomplished anything in my life but I'm much cooler than this fliplawl band'' Get a life.

CerebralGhost 2/26/2010 11:03:52 PM

The Fall of a shit band

meatflip 2/26/2010 11:08:30 PM

Lol'd hard at "fliplawl band" comment. Christ.

scaggs 2/26/2010 11:39:10 PM

This band's been a joke for years.

rickitycrickit 2/26/2010 11:54:31 PM

holy shit i am so glad this is happening.this band was so pretentious, i saw them live and they were pissed because somebody tipped their mic stand over and they made it a point that nobody do it again. fcking dicks. (p.s. no clever one liner here)

jtizzle 2/27/2010 1:23:03 AM

I don't really dig them anymore, but I'll be at 3/13 in hopes that they play some good old stuff. they were part of my early high school years so i guess ill be there.

Your_LG_Thread_Rating_is 2/27/2010 1:24:50 AM

Now get aids and die slowly gays.

Quake 2/27/2010 1:25:36 AM


al_czervik 2/27/2010 1:35:33 AM

GAY, fck everyone that thinks this is good news.

sgt_grumbles 2/27/2010 2:22:56 AM

Aaaand no one cares!

hunt_fish_with_dynamite 2/27/2010 2:31:40 AM

Nobody gives a fck about this shitty band.

djunior 2/27/2010 2:57:08 AM

guitar heros arent stoked

Onmyownterms 2/27/2010 3:44:47 AM

Decent band, but... last two LPs were subpar. Good luck for the guys.

standupsixtynine 2/27/2010 5:45:27 AM

the fall of roy. my neighbor. he was 76 years young when his cane became stuck between a set of stairs leading down to the carport. i laughed as he feel down a flight of steps.

xburnfacex 2/27/2010 6:50:36 AM

This bands been breaking up for 9 years, 5 full-lengths, 2 bass players, hundreds of shows and numerous other achievements and follies.

arty_mcfarty 2/27/2010 8:51:11 AM

15 year old girls everywhere shed a single tear

yasaf 2/27/2010 9:02:26 AM

good, they kind of sucked ass.

horseheadxbookends 2/27/2010 10:28:57 AM

"first two releases were awesome, second two were awful. if they play old shit on the farewell tour i might go"

obscure 2/27/2010 2:34:47 PM


myrevolution 2/27/2010 5:03:28 PM

obscure 2/27/2010 2:34:47 PM F.C.P.V.A.N.F.L.I.P srs lolz

the_beard 2/27/2010 8:13:17 PM

Ugh, sucks.

doucheface 2/28/2010 2:10:42 AM

Only 2 bass players for member changes and you have to mention it? I'm on tour right now with my 12th bass player, drinking and smoking weed at some hick party in the mountains. Get fcked!

deadendroadz1 2/28/2010 11:56:09 AM

fall of fall of troy

TheBearKing 2/28/2010 3:32:48 PM

Ghostship Demos was sick shit.

ugly_old_guy 2/28/2010 4:03:52 PM

Suicide should follow

turd_ferguson 2/28/2010 6:03:43 PM

Personally I think the singer sounds like a girl but they arent horrible when comparing them to Brittany Spears. I'm sure most of you gays are too hardcore to know who Brittany Spears is, right?

drew_BREEEEs 2/28/2010 7:14:49 PM

Noke air evarz!

tc09 3/1/2010 10:34:12 AM


CallMeSickBoy 3/1/2010 12:08:12 PM

good band. will be missed.

meanmuggin 3/1/2010 1:28:07 PM

I thought they broke up years ago?

mattftf 3/1/2010 8:47:31 PM

only bad album is the newest one fck THE HATERS

rabbit_belt 3/4/2010 1:05:20 AM

every time i saw this band the singer was bitching to the drummer or just bitching in general like a little girl. save that shit for somewhere else

tslk117 5/15/2010 9:28:07 PM

its too bad they broke up. oh well, there's a better band out there, and they're called the revere. check em out. i promise you, your ears will melt.

anonymous 3/13/2013 11:38:11 AM

Awesome band if you think different then sck a dck and go read news about the bands you DO like

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