The Points Have Broken Up
D.C.'s favorite party punkers posted the following on their Facebook page yesterday:
THANKS FOR THE GOOD TIME. OVER AND WAY OUT. THE POINTS.
YEAH, WE BROKE UP. THERE ARE NO PLANS FOR ANOTHER POINTS ALBUM. WE ARE MOVING ON TO OTHER PROJECTS.
More as I hear it, but this is truly a bummer. The group had been scheduled to play a Halloween show at DC9—which, clearly, won't be happening anyway. As of this summer, the group was making progress on its second album. If you don't own the first, you should probably make that happen. The group also released a 7-inch on Jackson's Windian Records last year.
UPDATE | 11:10 a.m.: A bit more from Jackson:
IT WAS JUST TIME. FIVE YEARS OF PEAKS AND VALLEYS...MOSTLY VALLEYS. IT SUCKS, WE LOVED THAT BAND, BUT ITS JUST DONE. PARTIED OUT. I HOPE EVERYONE HAD A GOOD TIME.
WINDIAN RECORDS IS ALL I DO. 5 NEW SINGLES OUT NOVEMBER 30TH AND OUR FIRST LP OUT IN MARCH. I ALSO HAVE A BAND IVE BEEN WORKING ON CALLED SOCIAL PROBLEMS. IM NOT SURE WHAT [frontman] GEO IS DOING, I WAS TOLD HE IS MOVING SOMEWHERE TO RECORD A SOLO ALBUM. DANNY QUIT THE BAND A FEW WEEKS AGO, AND I HAVENT REALLY HEARD FROM HIM, SO I HAVE NO IDEA.
Most appropriate YouTube clip after the jump: