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KISS’s longtime manager Doc McGhee says the band will play a Vegas run after all. The first residency was scrapped a couple weeks ago.Speaking with The Rock Experience with Mike Brunn, McGhee says it wasn’t the rumored “soft ticket sales” that were initially reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal that caused the shows to be canceled. (The paper edited that part out of the article shortly after posting it.)  Rather, KISS decided that too-strict COVID…

KISS’ shows at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas have been scrubbed. The band had planned a dozen shows as part of a residency at the Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood that were supposed to run at the end of December 2021 through early February 2022.The Las Vegas Review-Journal initially reported the residency cancellation, writing that “soft ticket sales” were to blame, but the article was updated to omit any reason for the shows cancellation.Tickets for the…

Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz has opened up about the depression he’s experienced throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, revealing the last year has been the worst of his life.Mental health issues throughout the pandemic have been widespread. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) reports that 31 percent of respondents to a CDC survey said they’ve experienced anxiety or depression. “These numbers are nearly double the rates we would have expected before the pandemic,” NIMH adds.On…

Limp Bizkit fans will have to wait a little longer to break stuff alongside the band. The rap-metal veterans have canceled their remaining summer tour dates with Spiritbox, citing safety concerns.“Out of an abundance of caution and concern for the safety of the band, crew and most of all the fans, the Limp Bizkit show this Monday and the remaining August tour is being cancelled,” the band said in a statement. “Refunds are available at their points…

Fall Out Boy have canceled their New York City and Boston performances of the Hella Mega tour. The band’s removal from the Green Day / Weezer bill is due to a member of Fall Out Boy’s team testing positive for COVID-19.The massive Hella Mega tour was postponed once already when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, but the virus has affected the stadium shows yet again. Though Fall Out Boy will not perform tonight (Aug.…

The one and only Metal God has shared some wise advice on the COVID-19 pandemic, urging fans to listen to scientists before politicians.COVID-19 shut down the planet for over a year, and with the highly contagious Delta variant spreading at an alarming rate, various countries have been locking down once again. In the United States, nearly 50 percent of the population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but hospitalizations are currently going up.According to Dr. Rochelle…