AFTER nearly three decades together, the iconic French duo Daft Punk are hanging up their helmets and are splitting.
Daft Punk revealed the news with a short clip titled Epilogue, which serves as the end, or the final chapter.
What do Daft Punk look like without helmets?
Since the duo first formed in the 1990s, Daft Punk have worn their formal robot attire to nearly all public appearances, making it difficult to find pictures of these men without their helmets.
The identity of Daft Punk has never been a secret, the real names of the musicians are Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo.
People published an article in 2014, revealing what the robot duo look like unmask.
In the photo, Bangalter and Homem-Christo are playing “champagne beer pong in the Sony offices,” Bangalter is the taller one of the two.
That same year, TMZ captured photographs of Bangalter and Homem-Christo at LAX Airport en route back to France.
One appeared to be wearing a blue Texas Rangers hat, while the other was wearing a dark colored varsity jacket.
Who are Daft Punk and when did they form?
Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo made up Daft Punk.
The French duo formed Daft Punk in Paris in 1993.
The group achieved popularity in the late 1990s as part of the French house movement.
The duo wore helmets and gloves to assume robot personas in mostly all their public appearances since 1999, and rarely grant interviews or appeared on television.
In 2007, the duo won a Grammy Award for the Best Electronic/Dance Album for their EP Alive 2007.
Daft Punk has collaborated with artists like The Weeknd, Pharrell Williams and even co-produced Kanye West’s sixth studio album, Yeezus, which released in 2013.
What are Daft Punk’s biggest songs?
Daft Punk are known for their hit singles One More Time, Digital Love and Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger, which were all featured in their album, Discovery.
Their fourth album, Random Access Memories, won five Grammy Awards in 2014, including Album of the Year and Record of the Year for Get Lucky, featuring Pharrell Williams.
Get Lucky reached the top 10 in the charts of 32 countries.
In 2016, Daft Punk gained their first number one on the Billboard Hot 10 with the smash single Starboy, a collaboration with The Weeknd.
Rolling Stone ranked them No. 12 on its list of the 20 Greatest Duos of All Time.
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