Brendon Urie Ends Panic! At the Disco After Nearly 20 Years


Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco
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Hanging up the mic. Brendon Urie introduced that Panic! On the Disco “will probably be no extra” after the band completes its Viva Las Vengeance tour in March.

“Nicely, it’s been a hell of a journey,” the “Native God” singer, 35, started in a press release shared through Instagram on Tuesday, January 24. “Rising up in Vegas I may’ve by no means imagined the place this life would take me. So many locations everywhere in the world, and all the buddies we’ve made alongside the way in which. However typically a journey should finish for a brand new one to start.”

The pop star defined that he and his spouse, Sarah Orzechowski, expect their first little one, so he’ll be specializing in his household for the foreseeable future. Urie and Orzechowski, additionally 35, tied the knot in 2013.

“The prospect of being a father and getting to observe my spouse turn out to be a mom is each humbling and thrilling. I sit up for this subsequent journey,” Urie continued. “That stated, I’m going to deliver this chapter of my life to an finish and put my focus and vitality on my household, and with that Panic! On the Disco will probably be no extra.”

The “I Write Sins Not Tragedies” artist went on to thank followers for his or her “immense help” through the years. “I really can’t put into phrases how a lot it has meant to us,” Urie wrote. “Whether or not you’ve been right here for the reason that starting or are simply discovering us, it has been a pleasure to not solely share the stage with so many gifted folks but additionally share our time with you. I’m wanting ahead to seeing everybody in Europe and the U.Ok. for one final run collectively. I really like you. I admire you. Thanks for current.”

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Panic! On the Disco arrive on the purple carpet on the MTV Asia Awards 2008 in Genting Highlands, outdoors Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Panic! On the Disco was fashioned in 2004 by childhood pals Ryan Ross, Spencer Smith and Brent Wilson. Urie initially joined the group on guitar, however the band made him the lead singer after being impressed by his backup vocals.

By 2015, all founding members of the band had left the group, leaving Urie as the one member of the act’s official lineup. He continued touring and recording below the title Panic! On the Disco, releasing three extra albums, together with final 12 months’s Viva Las Vengeance.

Urie has additionally collaborated with different artists through the years, showing on Taylor Swift‘s 2019 single “Me!” and Benny Blanco‘s “Roses” with Juice Wrld.

“Brendon is the type of performer I’ve all the time been in awe of,” Swift, 33, instructed The Unbiased of Urie in Might 2019. “Limitless vitality, creativity and the need to evolve each time he makes one thing new. You additionally by no means hear anybody within the business say something aside from, ‘He’s the nicest, loveliest individual.’ He’s really received so many nice qualities it’s virtually obnoxious.”