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Hanoi Rocks Calls It A Day

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Finnish rock legends Hanoi Rocks has posted the following message online:

"Hanoi Rocks have decided to break up by the end of the year 2008. Michael Monroe and Andy McCoy feel that they've taken the band as far as it can go and now wish to go their separate ways.

"All commitments until the end of the year, including the UK tour starting in London on Halloween, will naturally be honoured.

"In addition, the band has decided to say farewell to their fans by doing a final tour of Japan in the spring 2009 and immediately thereafter wrapping things up with a few nights at the legendary Tavastia Club in Helsinki, Finland where their career originally got started in the 80's.

"November 26th will see the timely release of the first ever career-spanning Hanoi Rocks retrospective: a 2-CD set titled "This One's For Rock'n'Roll - The Best Of Hanoi Rocks 1980-2008".

"The band wishes to thank all their fans, co-workers and business partners for their continued love and support throughout the years."

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1. ZT writes:

They had a good run.....

# Oct 21, 2008 @ 5:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. rutz writes:

its too bad the only reason anyone knows who they are is because vince neil killed their drummer. he should have done real time.

# Oct 21, 2008 @ 6:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Hellmeister writes:

amazing that when bands announce UK tours they forget about us over here in sunny Northern Ireland, we are part of the UK too, and we really get shafted as some of them never come over, and it would cost a fortune just to keep going back to england to see them, would loved to have seen the Rocks play since its their last :(

# Oct 22, 2008 @ 12:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Vinny the Metalhead writes:

I'll never forget Hanoi Rocks, I'm gonna miss them. They were good. Their 1984 album Two Steps from the Move is great and has been my most favorite Hanoi Rocks album.

Now Playing: Hanoi Rocks - Don't You Ever Leave Me (great song!)

# Oct 23, 2008 @ 11:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Jamez writes:

as for the Rocks breaking up... what, for the 10th time, or something?
And as for anyone knowing them, well Vince Neill quite effectively killed their chances of becoming a huge band, as they had to cancel all the shows and their future plans were put on hold at that time. Axl Rose once said that 'there would not have been GNR without the Rocks'.

# Oct 27, 2008 @ 2:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Jamez writes:

....meaning, they Were influential, but they just missed their window of opportunity

# Oct 27, 2008 @ 2:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. sitara writes:

I hope that this too is just a rumour!
http://rockandraga.in

# Oct 29, 2008 @ 2:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. blowfish writes:

they were done even b4 vince killied their drummer...best thing he ever did really.....nobody really gives a fck about these old a$$ posers anyway

# Oct 29, 2008 @ 10:24 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Txmetalhead writes:

I don't know any songs from this band. I will give them a listen.

# Oct 29, 2008 @ 2:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. dave killick writes:

stop slaggin them off these guys were rock n roll !!! without bands like hanoi rocks most kids these days wouldnt know what the f*** real music is. i hope they do stick around.

# Nov 3, 2008 @ 10:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. blowfish writes:

vince should've killed them all

# Nov 3, 2008 @ 2:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. dave killick writes:

what kind of name is blowfish anyway.

# Nov 13, 2008 @ 2:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. blowfish writes:

^^^ it's the name your mama gave me after i blew her mind^^^^

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