Godsmack was plotting a South American tour for this April, however needed to cancel resulting from lack of ticket gross sales. And positive, there’s loads of “no person wished to see Godsmack jokes” to go round, however you do must surprise what occurred right here. Had been the reveals simply not promoted correctly? Was it actually an absence of demand? Possibly a mix of each?
“We’re heartbroken to must announce that Godsmack can’t get to South America in April as promised,” stated the band. “We’re so saddened by this as we have been attempting for thus lengthy to make this work, however because of the lack of ticket gross sales, we merely cannot discover a method to fund this tour right now.
“Please know we have tried every thing we might to make it work, nevertheless it has now gone past our management. We love and respect our followers and can stay optimistic that we are going to play in your nation sooner or later. Till then, our deepest apologies.”
Godsmack remains to be planning on doing fairly a little bit of touring, however as a legacy act. In a latest interview, Godsmack frontman Sully Erna revealed the band is finished releasing new music of any type – new albums, new singles, all of it. Carried out. Erna stated followers do not actually wanna hear something aside from the classics from a band that is had as many hits as Godsmack, and that he is content material with Lighting Up The Sky being the band’s fina album.
“Whenever you go see your favourite bands, and also you go see Metallica and Aerosmith, are you actually wanting ahead to [hearing songs from] their new file? Possibly there is a track or two that you just’re digging, however more often than not while you go see Aerosmith, you wanna see ‘Stroll This Approach’ and ‘Similar Outdated Track And Dance’ and ‘Practice Saved A-Rollin’.’ How do you not play these songs? They’re the soundtrack to individuals’s lives.
“And I might wish to assume, after twenty-six Prime 10 singles now, and 5 quantity ones, if we pull one other three or 4 off this album, which could be very doable — it has the fabric — we’ll be at thirty Prime 10 singles. Meaning we might do back-to-back nights in an enviornment and play 15 songs an evening and by no means play the identical single twice, not to mention the ‘B’ cuts. So at one level you’ll want to honor that profession and exit and provides the individuals what they wanna hear. And that is what we’re wanting ahead to.
“It isn’t the top; we’re simply ending one chapter in our lives and we’re gonna open up a brand new chapter and begin to benefit from the sundown years by making a greatest-hits present.”
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