He adds that the Dum Dums have achieved all these things and have decided not to "stagnate". "It seems the natural process has led to this decision to finish and head off in other, more challenging and exciting musical directions," he explains.
For the full statement and a message to their fans, check out the news section on the Dum Dums website at www.dumdums.com.
The band released only one album and four singles, including 'Everything' and 'Can't Get You Out Of My Thoughts'. Josh doesn't say in his statement whether or not the band were dropped by their record label.