Rock band Daft Punk splits after 28 years; netizens mourn the French duo’s break-up with fitting helmet-themed memes


Grammy-winning electronic music pioneers Daft Punk called it quits after 28 years. The hemet-wearing French duo shared the news on Monday in an 8-minute video called Epilogue where they announced that they are breaking up. Kathryn Frazier, the band’s longtime publicist confirmed the break up. Daft Punk was made up of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. The duo were massively successful winning six Grammy Awards. Some of their biggest hits include One More Time, Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger and Get Lucky.

The group, known for performing while dressed as robots in metallic helmets, posted a video on YouTube entitled Epilogue, with an image that flashed on screen bearing the dates 1993-2021. Bangalter and de Homem-Christo met at a Paris school in 1987. Prior to Daft Punk, they formed an indie rock band named Darling. They officially formed Daft Punk in 1993 and the helmeted, mute, mysterious musicians released their debut album Homework in 1997.

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Following the news of their split netizens were heartbroken and came up with some teary-eyed RIP memes. Take a look below:

(Source: YouTube/Twitter)