Daft Punk will quit after 28 years, the band announced via a video on YouTube on Monday.
The duo's publicist has confirmed the news to
Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo founded Daft Punk in 1993 in Paris.
Their debut album
is from 1997.
Daft Punk is best known for the hits
Around the World
from 1997 and
from 2001, and later hits like
One More Time
Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger
, along with Nile Rodgers and Pharrell Williams, earned the duo two Grammy Awards.
Daft Punk is considered to be innovative in electro music.
Together with fellow countryman Laurent Garnier and Motorbass, the duo put dance music on the map on behalf of France.
Daft Punk performs at Grammy Awards 2014