Swedish group The Hellacopters have announced they are to split.
The band will play a final European tour after their next album, due in 2008, and said of the split:
“The reasons behind this very difficult decision are many and too personal to go into here. Playing in a rock and roll band isn’t always a walk in the park, but thanks to all of you who rocked out with us at sweaty clubs, rainy festivals or at home by the stereo throughout the years, it’s been a fantastic trip. We’ll never forget your support.”