Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, Thurston Moore Separate

Entertainment Oct. 14, 2011 AT 9:17PM
Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, Thurston Moore Separate Credit: Will Ragozzino/Getty Images

A sad day for indie-rock.

Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore have split up after 27 years of marriage, their rep confirms to Us Weekly

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"Sonic Youth, with both Kim and Thurston involved, will proceed with its South American tour dates in November," their rep said in a statement. "Plans beyond that tour are uncertain. The couple has requested respect for their personal privacy and does not wish to issue further comment."

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Married since 1984, Gordon, 58, and Moore, 53, have a 17-year-old daughter Coco.

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