This year was a heartbreaking one for countless metalheads, punks and rock fans who lost their favorite bands. These are the bands that broke up in 2022.

The breakup of Every Time I Die was a gut punch in the very opening days of 2022. The cult band had just released what many considered to be their all-time best album with Radical, but tensions between the instrumental section of ETID and vocalist Keith Buckley turned out to be insurmountable.

Multiple members of Every Time I Die eventually teamed up in the studio with producer Will Putney, but no music has yet been released. Keith Buckley has since performed a number of solo shows, but no new music has been announced from the singer.

Check out our full list of the bands that broke up in 2022 below. Here’s to better luck next year.

Bands That Broke Up in 2022

Sadly, these bands either announced a breakup, went on indefinite hiatus or broke up entirely in 2022.

Gallery Credit: by Graham Hartmann

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