Following their first two albums, Panic! At The Disco were riding a wave of success in 2009.
However, the band seemed all but finished when it was divided by guitarist Ryan Ross and bassist Jon Walker leaving due to creative differences. The two remaining members, Brendon Urie and Spencer Smith,…
“Me and Ryan grew up together and at a certain point we just emailed or texted each other and said ‘this is fucking bullshit what are we doing?’
“We were not being friends for the reason that we had different opinions on where we wanted this band to go and we weren’t in a band anymore so I said we should just hang.”