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Nonpoint Mini-Doc Details Trailer Accident + Band’s COVID Cases

Nonpoint's first tour in two years was quickly derailed as the band endured an incident in which the trailer towed by their tour bus, hauling all of their gear and merchandise, became unhitched and spilled onto the side of the highway. Prior to this, their drummer tested positive for COVID-19 and the perils have now been chronicled in a newly released mini-documentary.The accident occurred as Nonpoint were making their way to the Blue […]

todaySeptember 22, 2021 2

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Chad Gray Tests Positive for COVID, Mudvayne Pull Out of Festival

Mudvayne frontman Chad Gray has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, and thus the band has pulled out of an upcoming festival they were set to perform at.“After taking every precaution to follow CDC Covid protocols during rehearsals and recent performance Chad Gray and a few staff members have unfortunately tested positive for Covid-19. The safety of our organization, fans and festival partners must come first. We are left no […]

todaySeptember 21, 2021 1

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Dave Mustaine Speaks About COVID + ‘Medical Tyranny’ Onstage

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine spoke onstage about “medical tyranny” concerning the COVID-19 pandemic last night (Sept. 15) on the Camden, N.J. stop of the Metal Tour of the Year. Along with government, Mustaine stated his opinion on tyranny infiltrating schools and the medical business.Megadeth and Lamb of God have co-headlined the Metal Tour of the Year with support from Trivium and Hatebreed. It’s one of few tours that hasn’t been […]

todaySeptember 17, 2021 1

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How Rise Against Completed Their U.S. Tour in the Middle of COVID

Rise Against achieved what seemed like a rare feat this summer. They completed a tour of the United States, amid a resurgent COVID-19 pandemic, without any members of their touring party testing positive for the virus and having to leave the road. On top of that, there were no venue changes and only one cancellation.How did they do it? Jon Dunleavy, Rise Against's tour manager who has a 30-year background in music, spoke to […]

todaySeptember 14, 2021 3

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Stone Temple Pilots and Bush Cancel Tour Due to Covid

Stone Temple Pilots and Bush have cancelled their upcoming U.S. co-headlining tour due to Covid.The bands were supposed to be headed out on an 11-date tour beginning September 30 in Arizona, but "unfortunate and unavoidable Covid-related circumstances" have forced the duo to cancel.On Friday (Sept. 10), Bush announced that the tour, as well as their upcoming festival appearances, were cancelled.“We cannot stress enough how heartbreaking it is to not be […]

todaySeptember 12, 2021 1

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Korn’s Munky Tests Positive for COVID, Band’s Tour Will Continue

Korn have run into another case of COVID affecting their current tour, as the group just revealed that guitarist Munky will be sitting out some shows after testing positive."Unfortunately, Munky has tested positive for COVID. He is doing OK, but he will not be playing some of our upcoming shows," the group said in a statement on social media. "The tour is going on as scheduled despite these circumstances, and […]

todaySeptember 10, 2021 3

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Incubus Cancel Shows Over Covid Case

Incubus have been forced to cancel some shows after a member of their touring party tested positive for Covid-19.The band's scheduled shows today (Sep. 5) in Huber Heights, Ohio and tomorrow (Sep. 6) in Fort Wayne, Indiana are the two dates affected.Taking to social media to address the postponements, Incubus said:"To our fans in Ohio and Indiana, we regret to announce that there has been a confirmed COVID-19 case within […]

todaySeptember 5, 2021 2

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Bruce Dickinson on What He Feels Drives COVID Conspiracy Theories

Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson has an idea why COVID-19 conspiracy theorists hold so tightly to their beliefs.The vaccinated musician contracted the contagious disease earlier this month after COVID cropped up in his household, necessitating he cancel some dates on a spoken word tour. Now, he says he "honestly find[s] it incredible that some people are still resistant [to vaccines] … And I mean, the [anti-]mask thing I genuinely do […]

todaySeptember 1, 2021 1

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Gene Simmons Tests Positive for COVID, KISS Postpone More Shows

KISS bassist and co-vocalist Gene Simmons has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing the band to postpone an additional four dates on their ongoing farewell tour just four days after Paul Stanley was confirmed to be COVID-positive.Stanley, who is vaccinated (so is Simmons, the rest of KISS, and all members of their crew) shared a health update late last night, expressing that his COVID symptoms were mild compared to those experienced […]

todayAugust 31, 2021

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