Justin Bieber Has Officially Retired (According To Twitter)

Justin Bieber made headlines earlier this month after telling Power106 in LA that he was thinking about retiring following the release of his next album. That record, titled Journals hit stores on Monday. On Tuesday, Bieber took to Twitter with a message to fans.

Using the social network that has helped him stay connected with millions of fans for the past few years, Bieber kept things simple with a message released at 7:20PM (EST) that read, “My beloved beliebers I’m officially retiring.” He followed this tweet with two others, both of which assured fans he and his music would always …


WATCH: Senses Fail Retire “187” In New Jersey

After announcing its end on Friday, Senses Fail kept their promise and officially retired their longtime fan favorite “187” at the Stone Pony in New Jersey last night. We weren’t there, but several diligent SF fans were, and they were kind enough to capture the song’s final bow for the rest of us to enjoy.

I don’t know where I was the first time I heard “187,” but I do remember feeling like vocalist Buddy Nielsen completely understood my broken fifteen-year-old heart. Since that time, “187” has become one of the quintessential tracks from the “early days of the …


Ryan Gosling Planning To “Take A Break” From Acting

After appearing in (roughly) every third film released over the last year, The Place Beyond The Pines star Ryan Gosling has expressed a desire to take a break from acting in the near future.

In a recent interview with the Associated Press, Gosling explained that he feels the time has come to take a step back, stating “I’ve been doing it too much. I’ve lost perspective on what I’m doing. I think it’s good for me to take a break and reassess why I’m doing it and how I’m doing it. And I think this is probably a good way …


SAY IT AIN’T SO: Tarantino Talks Retirement

There are some truths in this life that only hurt when we discuss them. The eventual end of Quentin Tarantino’s career as a filmmaker is one of those truths, and it seems that horrifying reality be closer than fanboys and girls would like to believe.

Taking part in a recent roundtable featuring a plethora of Hollywood’s big name Directors, Tarantino talked about the future of his career bluntly with the line, “I don’t intend to be a director deep into my old age.” Continuing, the Reservoir Dogs mastermind said, “I’ll probably just be a writer, or I’ll just write novels, …


Morrissey Plans To Retire In 2014, Claims “I’ve aged a lot recently”

Give me a moment while I fight back tears. After 30 years in the business, Morrissey has announced that he plans to retire when he turns 55 in 2014.

Speaking with JUICEonline, Morrissey spoke of the changes throughout his career. When the reviewer inquired as to Morrissey’s thoughts on a statement he once made regarding how he could not see performing past 55, the legend replied:

Yes. I am slightly shocked to have gone as far as I have. This is my 30th year, and I’ve aged a lot recently, which is bit distressing for me, as it


HOLY SH!T: Jackie Chan Retires From Action Movies

It’s a dark day for action fans as legend Jackie Chan retires from being an action star. In his recent talks with TMZ, Jackie Chan explained “I tell you, I am not young any more … I am really, really tired.” At the age of 58, it’s easy to understand that the man is tired, but that doesn’t make this news any less shocking. For countless action aficionados and even the general public, Jackie Chan is the face of Asian action films, which makes this news even more saddening.

Jackie Chan has acted in 111 movies (according to IMDB


After Two Heart Attacks, Gallagher Announces His Retirement

After three decades in the business, the comedian known around the world as Gallagher has announced his retirement.

The sixty-five year old comic made his plans to leave comedy known recently during an interview on WDCM out of Ohio. In the conversation, Gallagher noted that his crowds had always been tough and that he’s finally had enough. He does note a chance for company parties and other small events, but we are not holding our breaths. You can listen to an excerpt from the announcement, here.

I know many of you have never experienced Gallagher’s comedy, and hell, there’s …


Endwell “Retire” From Touring

New York rockers Endwell have announced they will no longer be hitting the open road.

In a statement release Saturday afternoon, Endwell updated fans on everything in their lives and essentially say that other commitments (IE growing up) is requiring them to retire from touring. This is not the end however, as the group does plan to focus on future studio releases. You can read the full statement below:

“I’m sure everyone has noticed that things have been quiet in the ENDWELL camp lately. I felt like it was time to let you guys in on what’s been going on.


Andrew McMahon May Retire Jack’s Mannequin

Jack’s Mannequin are out on tour supporting their latest release, People And Things, but the road looks narrow from here on out. Andrew McMahon mentioned in a recent interview that he is considering retiring the Jack’s Mannequin name after this tour.

A portion of the interview with Andrew McMahon can be read by looking below.

“I’m going to be coming off of this tour and pretty much taking the rest of the year off, and part of that’s going to be about answering that question. And seeing if that means that maybe I have to wind down the Jack’s


Mos Def is retiring the name ‘Mos Def’

Mos Def has announced, through an MTV interview, that he will no longer carry his stage name and will be retiring it by the end of 2011. The legendary rapper will now be known as Yasiin.

Watch the interview past the jump in which he explains the exact reasoning for the switch and why “Mos Def” will be no more.

The Graduate on indefinite hiatus

The Graduate are calling it quits. They issued this statement on their blog today:

To all of our friends, family, and fans,

You may have noticed things have been very quiet lately around The Graduate camp. If you’ve followed our band closely you know that the past few years have been full of trials, twists, and turns. We did everything we could to keep things going this long, however after almost 6 years The Graduate has begun entering the realm of indefinite hiatus.

We all feel extremely lucky to have been able to play so many shows in so many …

The Streets call it quits

In a new interview with Mike Skinner, it was revealed he plans to "kill off" his musical project known as The Streets and that next month's album,Computers And Blues, will be his last. Find out more, here.