Posted in music on January 3, 2008

VietnamVietnam cancelled their only scheduled show - January 11th @ Mercury Lounge. Someone just told me they think it's because they're not a band anymore.

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Comments (23)

that'd just break my heart

Posted by Anonymous | January 3, 2008 12:07 PM

Thank the lord...these guys were complete unoriginal, poser bullshit. Cool beards dudes.

Posted by Greg | January 3, 2008 12:17 PM

"Cool beards dudes."

I'll bet you they also ride hipster track bikes.

Posted by Anonymous | January 3, 2008 12:38 PM

"Cool beards dudes."

"I'll bet you they also ride hipster track bikes."

HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | January 3, 2008 12:46 PM

Greg, Anonymous and Anonymous should get a life.

Posted by Anonymous | January 3, 2008 12:52 PM

I thought they broke up in Austin months ago--regardless, what's at stake? another shit album? even longer beards?

Posted by doug luelynn | January 3, 2008 12:56 PM

Is A Decent Animal still playing that show?

Posted by Tom | January 3, 2008 1:11 PM

thank god they are finished. I've met a few of them , not only do they make shit music but they are also absolute douchbags


Posted by Anonymous | January 3, 2008 2:38 PM

NOOOOO! I hope thats not true, that album turned into one of my favs, really did, at first I was not impressed but then I put it on a few more times and wow. Plus the Social Registry 12" series is not done yet, they still have to release one more, that is one awesome series, laid back and smooth.

Posted by Joel | January 3, 2008 3:10 PM

Ivan is a good guy.

Posted by Anonymous | January 3, 2008 3:15 PM

NOOOOOO!!!!!! Because of the Times is my favorite album!

Posted by anonymous2 | January 3, 2008 3:58 PM

that last comment completely cracks me up. hysterical :)

Posted by Anonymous | January 3, 2008 8:17 PM

I used to live with the drummer; ran into him on the street the other day and he said he had left the band. I know that a lot of people hate (hated?) Vietnam, but seeing them live was something else -- they really could fucking play; the interplay between the two guitarists was really incredible.

Posted by Hunter | January 4, 2008 9:07 AM

Now maybe Ivan can go back to doing Ghost Exits full time

Posted by Anonymous | January 4, 2008 9:47 AM

go ivan!

Posted by Anonymous | January 4, 2008 1:40 PM

All yall haters is some bitches. They were a rock band. Straight up. And better than the shitty rock band any of yall are in.

Posted by Anonymous | January 4, 2008 10:08 PM

i heard they got drafted.

Posted by poo tang | January 7, 2008 4:53 PM

RIP

Posted by Anonymous | January 11, 2008 2:23 PM

officially vietdead

Posted by Anonymous | January 14, 2008 5:36 PM

yeah.
they totally broke up.
i saw some of them in austin last night.
they re working the same jobs they did 10years ago.
seriously.

Posted by Anonymous | February 17, 2008 7:16 PM

They were really hit and miss as a band but they did have an undeniable chemistry when they performed live. Got turned on to them through NPR and saw them once when they performed at Summerstage last year. Had tickets to see them at the Mercury Lounge and figured something was up when they cancelled the gig and on their My Space page listed the bassist and drummers as ex-members.

Posted by Adam | February 17, 2008 7:36 PM

Islam is a religion of peace

Posted by منتديات | February 23, 2011 12:50 PM

I saw these dudes in Austin in the sunmer of 2008 at emo's. Had never heard of them, set started off amazing and I was feelin it, then midway theough the third or fourth song the drummer stormed off stage. They cycled through four or five drummers from the crowd to finish the show which sucked. Always wondered what happened because they initially blew me away, glad I found this thread, prolly saw the last few songs they played together.

Posted by fitz | June 16, 2012 4:28 PM

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