“After an unbelievable weekend in Las Vegas with my household for the Grammys, I flew again yesterday to satisfy up with my band and crew in North Carolina to proceed the Younger Weapons tour. This morning as everybody took COVID assessments to re-establish the bubble that has served us on the tour, we got here to search out that members of our band and crew who didn’t journey with me had been constructive,” Wolfgang Van Halen defined by way of press launch. “I’ve examined destructive by way of fast and PCR assessments for the final 5 days in preparation for the Grammys and nonetheless proceed to take action. With solely 6 exhibits left within the tour, it breaks my coronary heart that we sadly gained’t have the ability to proceed. Mammoth WVH will do our easiest to make up the dates that we missed to the followers in these markets sooner or later.”
Soiled Honey, who has been co-headlining the Younger Weapons tour alongside Mammoth WVH, will nonetheless carry out the remaining live shows as scheduled. Followers can request refunds for the affected exhibits at their level of buy.
Mammoth WVH remains to be scheduled to return to the highway for a string of U.S. performances working from April 29 to Could 21, adopted by dates abroad.
Mammoth WVH’s single “Distance” was nominated for Greatest Rock Music on the Grammys, however misplaced to Foo Fighters’ “Ready on a Struggle.” Regardless of the end result, Van Halen tweeted that it was “such an honor to be nominated for the primary tune I ever launched alone, in a class with artists I’ve seemed as much as my total life. I do not know if that’ll ever absolutely set in. Pop did not win the primary time he was nominated too, so it seems like I am following in his footsteps fairly properly. Who is aware of what the longer term holds. All I do know is I am feeling fairly rattling grateful. What a wild expertise this was.”
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Despite the continuing pandemic, music soldiered on.