The Most Emotionally Intense Twitter Reactions To Crystal Castles’ Split

Online hysterics, virtual sobbing and social media death threats might be more usually associated with the hardcore One Direction fan brigade, but yesterday the whole of Twitter did a collective sad face for the loss of electro goth nihilists Crystal Castles.

After the announcement that singer Alice Glass was leaving the duo, thus, by default, splitting the band up, the response from their fans ranged from weepy to mad to topically ebola-related. Here’s a selection of the most emotional – and cheer yourself up afterwards with 15 thrilling images of the Toronto duo’s deranged career in pictures.