"For some time we've been dealing with some internal issues in the band."
Sydney rockers Sticky Fingers have announced an "indefinite hiatus" today, citing "internal issues" within the band as the cause.
Posting a statement on Facebook, the post reads, "For some time we've been dealing with some internal issues in the band. They've heightened to the point where it's not fair to anyone involved for us not to do something. We have looked for help to try to get through this and will continue to do so."
The band have struggled with controversy in the past — most recently, the band's Dylan Frost denied allegations he made racist taunts towards an indigenous band. In 2014, the band were also ejected from a venue in Wagga Wagga for "disgusting" behaviour and in 2013, Frost was arrested at Perth's Rottofest.
The band released their third studio album, Westway (The Glitter & The Slums), in September and were due to play a number of festivals over summer, including Lost Paradise, Beyond The Valley, Southbound and Party In The Paddock.
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"As a result we're going to try to finish the shows we have booked over New Years to the best of our ability - then the band will be going on an indefinite hiatus," the post states.
"We would like to apologise to anyone that has been effected by this."
The band are currently touring in the States and were due to take on another huge US tour through February and March with Bootleg Rascal.