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The Hot Sprockets have called it a day

The Hot Sprockets have called it a day

, The Hot Sprockets have called it a day

The Irish soul-rock band The Hot Sprockets today have announced that the band are to cease activity after 15 years of touring and recording immediately.

All the band’s upcoming dates in Ireland and Spain will not go ahead.

A statement says that the breakup was amicable.


“The most important thing is that we came into this as friends and we are leaving as friends, we’ve always endeavoured to leave everything on the stage when we play.”

They promise new music from the band’s members in future and leave a message for upcoming bands – “don’t worry about what the industry wants, march to the beat of your own drum, make the music you want to make, and have a sweet time doing it!”.

The band’s third album Dream Mover was released in April.

The statement in full:

“Everything has to come to an end, sometime”

With heavy hearts we bring you the news that The Hot Sprockets are no more. We have had some amazing times over the last 15 years, but as a band we have come to the end of the road. There are so many people that have helped us out over the years (we can’t mention you all but you know who you are), and we want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Special thanks to Paul our manager who is a legend and has always had our back, although we never got him to wear a cowboy hat!

All upcoming gigs in Ireland and Spain have been cancelled and we are really sorry to the people who have bought tickets.

The most important thing is that we came into this as friends and we are leaving as friends, we’ve always endeavoured to leave everything on the stage when we play, and we are going to miss all you crazy Sprocket fans! You’ve been so loyal and we are forever grateful.

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Although the band is finished, we are not finished as musicians so keep an eye out for us on new projects….

The last thing we want to say, to young bands getting into this – don’t worry about what the industry wants, march to the beat of your own drum, make the music you want to make, and have a sweet time doing it!

For the last time – Rocket like a Hot Sprocket!

Peace & love xx

Tim, Joey, Wayne, Ken & Franky.

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