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    The Internet Is Utterly Devastated That Crystal Castles Broke Up

    RIP Crystal Castles. RIP our youth.

    Guys, the Canadian electro-goth/darkwave duo Crystal Castles has officially split :(.

    The news was broken on Twitter when vocalist Alice Glass announced that she was leaving the band to pursue a solo career.

    For a multitude of reasons both professional and personal I no longer feel that this is possible within CC.

    ALICE GLASS@ALICEGLASSFollow

    For a multitude of reasons both professional and personal I no longer feel that this is possible within CC.

    6:32 AM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Their fans' immediate response was unanimous.

    It was instant heartache.

    ? lucy ?@flwerfairyFollow

    crystal castles have split and my heart is broken

    12:22 PM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    With everyone grieving in their own way.

    Having a breakdown in the middle of town cos crystal castles :(((((((((((

    ella@wr4thofgodFollow

    Having a breakdown in the middle of town cos crystal castles :(((((((((((

    12:45 PM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    i'm gna need people to stop talking abt crystal castles bcos it's detrimental to my health

    :/@fragilemaleFollow

    i'm gna need people to stop talking abt crystal castles bcos it's detrimental to my health

    12:43 PM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And others just really needing a personal day.

    I'm sick as hell today, I have a ton of work to catch up on, and @CRYSTALCASTLESS just broke up. Let's just go ahead and skip today, yeah?

    Max Mallory@MaxPMalloryFollow

    I'm sick as hell today, I have a ton of work to catch up on, and @CRYSTALCASTLESS just broke up. Let's just go ahead and skip today, yeah?

    10:52 AM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    The Internet mourned.

    RIP CRYSTAL CASTLES U WILL FOREVER REMAIN IN MY HEART

    spooky dad@spacegrrrIFollow

    RIP CRYSTAL CASTLES U WILL FOREVER REMAIN IN MY HEART

    7:08 AM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    No, like they were BEMOANING DEATH.

    Today marks one of the saddest events since the holocaust. Rip Crystal Castles. My liver and black heart are in mourning

    Tommy Horton@tommytakesnoodsFollow

    Today marks one of the saddest events since the holocaust. Rip Crystal Castles. My liver and black heart are in mourning

    12:43 PM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Rip crystal castles I feel like a family member has died :-(

    Hannah@funkyelvesFollow

    Rip crystal castles I feel like a family member has died :-(

    8:01 AM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    But amid the melancholy, some people took to Twitter to thank the band for being a part of their adolescence and all of its growing pains.

    Thanks @CRYSTALCASTLESS for making my middle school years awesome

    Andrew@Young_indigoFollow

    Thanks @CRYSTALCASTLESS for making my middle school years awesome

    12:58 PM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    As corny as it is, I've loved crystal castles since middle school, meaning that their music has been there with me through everything...

    morgan@ladysrirachaFollow

    As corny as it is, I've loved crystal castles since middle school, meaning that their music has been there with me through everything...

    9:36 AM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    rip crystal castles. thank you for traveling with me through the teenage angst years

    kenzie brown@kxnzieFollow

    rip crystal castles. thank you for traveling with me through the teenage angst years

    11:24 AM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    So to anyone who just doesn't understand your now blackened, grief-stricken, emo heart, just tell them to have a little:

    "Shut up about crystal castles" wow have some

    lydia@verygothFollow

    "Shut up about crystal castles" wow have some

    8:48 AM - 08 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Watch this video of happier (and typically batshit insane) times when the band performed "Alice Practice" at Reading and Leeds festival in 2012.

    View this video on YouTube