Godsmack was plotting a South American tour for this April, however needed to cancel attributable to lack of ticket gross sales. And positive, there’s loads of “nobody wanted to see Godsmack jokes” to go round, however you do need to marvel what occurred right here. Have been the exhibits simply not promoted correctly? Was it actually a scarcity of demand? Perhaps a mix of each?
“We are heartbroken to have to announce that Godsmack cannot get to South America in April as promised,” stated the band. “We’re so saddened by this as we have been attempting for therefore lengthy to make this work, however as a result of lack of ticket gross sales, we merely cannot discover a solution to fund this tour right now.
“Please know we’ve tried everything we could to make it work, but it has now gone beyond our control. We love and appreciate our fans and will remain optimistic that we will play for your country one day. Until 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 completed releasing new music of any sort – 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.
“When you go see your favorite bands, and you go see Metallica and Aerosmith, are you really looking forward to [hearing songs from] their new record? Maybe there’s a song or two that you’re digging, but most of the time when you go see Aerosmith, you wanna see ‘Walk This Way’ and ‘Same Old Song And Dance’ and ‘Train Kept A-Rollin’.’ How do you not play those songs? They are the soundtrack to people’s lives.
“And I might wish to assume, after twenty-six High 10 singles now, and 5 quantity ones, if we pull one other three or 4 off this album, which may be very attainable — it has the fabric — we’ll be at thirty High 10 singles. Meaning we may do back-to-back nights in an area 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 it’s worthwhile to honor that profession and exit and provides the individuals what they wanna hear. And that is what we’re wanting ahead to.
“It’s not the end; we’re just ending one chapter in our lives and we’re gonna open up a new chapter and start to enjoy the sunset years by creating a greatest-hits show.”
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