Radiohead deletes all social media, website goes blank

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Radiohead Has Erased Itself from the Internet

Radiohead has disappeared -- from the Internet, that is.

On Sunday (May 1), with no explanation, all of the postings on the U.K. band's Twitter and Facebook accounts had been deleted, and its website had gone completely white. Postings on frontman Thom Yorke's Twitter account had disappeared as well.

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It's likely that Radiohead's disappearance from the web could have something to do with the group's forthcoming as-yet untitled album, which does not yet have a release date but is rumored to come out in the first half of 2016. The act's last album, The King of Limbs, arrived in 2011.

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 12: Thom Yorke of Radiohead performs live on stage at Sydney Entertainment Centre on November 12, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 12: (L-R) Ed O'Brien, Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead perform live on stage at Sydney Entertainment Centre on November 12, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 12: Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead perform live on stage at Sydney Entertainment Centre on November 12, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 12: Thom Yorke of Radiohead performs live on stage at Sydney Entertainment Centre on November 12, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/WireImage)
(GERMANY OUT) Radiohead (Britische Alternative-Rock-Band), Sänger Thom Yorke (Voc., Git), Auftritt, Lanxess-Arena Köln (Photo by Brill/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - OCTOBER 14: Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead performs at Ziggo Dome on October 14, 2012 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Greetsia Tent/WireImage)
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - OCTOBER 14: Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead perform at Ziggo Dome on October 14, 2012 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Greetsia Tent/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 11: Phil Selway from Radiohead performs at Palais Omnisports de Bercy on October 11, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by David Wolff - Patrick/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: Thom Yorke of Radiohead performs live on stage at 02 Arena on October 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 08: Ed O'Brien, Thom Yorke and Colin Greenwood of Radiohead perform at 02 Arena on October 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Chiaki Nozu/WireImage)
MANCHESTER, TN - JUNE 08: Radiohead performs during the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on June 8, 2012 in Manchester, Tennessee. (Photo by Douglas Mason/Getty Images)
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On Saturday, some of the band's U.K. fans received mysterious leaflets in the mail from the enigmatic band. "Sing the song of sixpence that goes 'Burn the witch,'" read the leaflet, which featured oily artwork and an embossed Radiohead logo. "We know where you live."

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Radiohead fans who had previously made orders from the band posted the mysterious leaflet on their social media accounts. "Burn the Witch" refers to an unreleased Radiohead song that dates back about 13 years.

Meanwhile, the band will embark on a tour in late May, with appearances set for several major U.S. music festivals, including Lollapalooza and Outside Lands.


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