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Dillinger Escape Plan to split after new album

By | Published on Monday 8 August 2016

Dillinger Escape Plan

The Dillinger Escape Plan have announced that their new album, ‘Dissociation’, will be released on 14 Oct. They also said that the record is “potentially” their last ever release, and that they will shortly be heading into an “indefinite hiatus”.

Speaking to Noisey, guitarist Ben Weinman explains: “I think in some ways we wanted to pull a ‘Seinfeld’ and go out while we’re still on top, you know what I mean? The band has actually never been more prolific and we’re as credible and popular as ever. I think whenever we’re on stage, there’s not another band in the world playing at that time that even comes close to us, and that’s our goal”.

He goes on: “We’re really excited about this new album as well, but at the same time, it’s going to be our 20 year anniversary in 2017, so I think it’s one of those things where we didn’t want to get to the point where we’re stopping because we have to or because we’re old or people are kind of over it … we’ve been a full-time band the entire time, and the title, ‘Dissociation’, refers to the fact that I think we’re all finally in a place where we can be individuals as part of a whole”.

Listen to the first track released from the album, ‘Limerent Death’, here: