Godsmack confirmed the cancelation of its South American tour due to a heartbreaking turn of events.
The rock band shocked its fans when it announced the cancelation of its scheduled South American tour. Despite the members and fans’ excitement, Godsmack revealed that the lack of ticket sales led it to make the decision.
On Instagram, Godsmack uploaded a photo in which it penned a lengthy statement alongside the caption “South America [sad and thought emoji].”
“We are saddened by this as we’ve been trying for so long to make this work, but due to the lack of ticket sales, we simply can’t find a way to fund this tour at this time,” the band revealed.
Godsmack said it tried everything it could to make it work. However, things went beyond its control, leading them to make the heartbreaking decision.
Amid the saddening news, it expressed its gratitude to fans for their love and appreciation, adding how the members still hope they could play for them one day.
Godsmack’s I Prevail 2023 Spring US Tour Dates Will Continue
The cancelation of the South American tour came weeks after the band unveiled the dates and venues of its upcoming I Prevail tour. Godsmack arranged the shows following the release of its latest album, “Lighting Up the Sky,” on Feb. 24.
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May 4 – KBPI at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
May 6 – KUPD at Talking Stick Resort Amphitheatre
May 7 – Isleta Amphitheater
May 9 – Walmart AMP
May 10 – Azura Amphitheater
May 12 – KATT at The Zoo Amphitheatre
May 13 – The Buzz at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
May 14 – Dos Equis Pavilion
May 17 – Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
May 18 – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
May 20 – Welcome To Rockville
May 21 – PNC Music Pavilion
May 23 – Firstbank Amphitheater
May 25 – Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival
May 26 – Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort Outdoor Summer Concert Series
May 28 – Mohegan Sun Arena
Fans who are yet to secure tickets can visit Godsmack’s website to choose their desired venue and date.
Godsmack has been performing since 1995. Founded in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the rock band now has Sully Ema, Robbie Merrill, Tony Rombola, and Shannon Larkin in the current lineup.
Previously, it welcomed Tommy Steward, Lee Richards, and Joe D’Arco.
As of press time, the band has already released eight studio albums, one P, one compilation album, and one live album.
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