Dry The River announce split, citing ‘rough economic times’

London band call it a day after seven years and two albums

Dry The River have announced that they are breaking up.

The London band formed in 2009 before releasing their debut album ‘Shallow Bed’ in 2012. Second album ‘Alarms In The Heart’ followed in August 2014.

Posting a statement on their official Facebook page, the group cited “rough economic times, label and lineup changes” as factors behind their decision.


“We’ve had an incredible seven years, but we’ve decided it’s time to move on to new endeavours,” the band wrote. “This message is a thank you, really – your figurative and literal support has single-handedly kept us going.”

“Although the music industry is changing, the underlying transaction is always the same – when you buy records, tickets and T-shirts you keep the bands you love afloat, and we’re grateful beyond words that you’ve carried us through more than 500 shows in 50 countries,” they added.


“Love to everyone who’s been part of our extended family for this unpredictable and unimaginable journey. Look after yourselves, and hopefully we’ll bump into some of you in our new lives.”

To mark their split, the band have released one final EP, titled ‘Hooves Of Doubt’. Hear that in full below, via Soundcloud.

Guitarist Matt Taylor has announced that he has formed a new band called Waylor.