Shadows Fall is having the weirdest breakup/hiatus I think I've ever seen. In late 2014, the band announced that they were going on an indefinite hiatus from touring. They made it clear they were not really breaking up, but just had no future plans. Then a few months ago the band came out and said it would
Then a few months ago the band came out and said it would not be opposed to writing new music and seeing where that goes, and now Shadows Fall is headlining The Big Kahuna Festival at Fete Music Hall in Providence, RI.
“We are back!!!!! Saturday, August 22 SHADOWS FALL will be headlining The Big Kahuna festival at Fete music hall in Providence, RI. Also appearing will be End Time Illusion, Anaria, Carnivora, Oath, and many others on 3 stages. We may add a few more shows around this date and these could possibly, be the only Shadows Fall dates of the year. If you are a promoter and are interested in booking Shadows fall in this timeframe, contact: [email protected]”
So we've got the potential for new music, the band is taking on a few live gigs. Sounds like a pretty busy hiatus. Even if the band isn't super active right now, Shadows Fall is still performing all the needed tasks to be considered "active," or at least far from being on hiatus.