During the group’s set at Washington D.C.’s Landmark Festival last night (Sept. 27), Casablancas told the crowd the news, which spread across Twitter soon after before being confirmed by de Cadenet.
Albert Hammond, Jr. had said that the group had no plans to record new music as recently as July, but it sounds like they’ve had a change of heart. See some of the fans’ excited tweets below:
— Rob Duffy (@rob_duffy) September 28, 2015
“we’ll be back soon. we’ll be back in the studio and shit” -julian casablancas re: the strokes 09/27/2015 #confirmed
— val (@shylabeef) September 28, 2015
Julian let the cat outta the bag https://t.co/ZdrghWCzHA
— Amanda de Cadenet (@amandadecadenet) September 28, 2015