Panic! At the Disco break up as Brendon Urie announces he is going to be a dad

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  • Panic! At the Disco is breaking up after nearly 20 years together.
  • The news comes as frontman Brendon Urie confirms he and his wife, Sarah, are expecting their first child together.
  • "I am going to bring this chapter of my life to an end and put my focus and energy on my family," Urie shared in a statement.

Panic! At the Disco is breaking up after nearly 20 years together.

Frontman Brendon Urie announced that the pop-rock band would split up following their upcoming European and UK tour, which is scheduled to end in March.

"Well, it's been a hell of a journey…." Urie wrote on Instagram on Tuesday. "Growing up in Vegas, I could've never imagined where this life would take me. So many places all over the world, and all the friends we've made along the way."

The 35-year-old went on to share that he and his wife, Sarah, are expecting their first child together "very soon," leading to the decision to close the chapter on the band.

He wrote: "I am going to bring this chapter of my life to an end and put my focus and energy on my family, and with that, Panic! At The Disco will be no more."

The I Write Sins Not Tragedies hitmaker concluded his statement by thanking the fans.

"Thank you all for your immense support over the years. I've sat here trying to come up with the perfect way to say this, and I truly can't put into words how much it has meant to us. Whether you've been here since the beginning or are just finding us, it has been a pleasure to not only share the stage with so many talented people but also share our time with you. I love you. I appreciate you. Thank you for existing."

Panic! At The Disco was formed in 2004 alongside co-founders Ryan Ross, Spencer Smith and Brent Wilson. Per E! News, Urie was the final original member remaining in the band.


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