Evergrey - Tour Bus Burglarized, Cancel Iberian Dates


Swedish progressive metallers Evergrey, who are currently on tour through Europe, have cancelled their dates in in Spain (Llodio, A Coruña, Albacete, Madrid and Barcelona) and Portugal (Benavente) after their tour bus has been burglarized. The band's statement reads as follows:

"Due to a break-in in Evergrey's tourbus all gigs in Spain and Portugal are cancelled. Evergrey lost equipment and merchandise for a value BEYOND 35000 EUROS so it is impossible to continue… we pass Lyon on the way home and will use the equipment of the local support. MAYBE we can go home and get new equipment for the Holland shows and come back but this is still uncertain…

A list of ALL things stolen will be presented here together with the Police report.

More details on this soon…

To our Spanish and Portuguese fans we are extremely sorry but we have NO chance of making it with everything being stolen."

Source: evergrey.net
Band profile: Evergrey
Event: Evergrey [CANCELLED]
 
Posted: 24.05.2010 by Promonex


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24.05.2010 - 14:16
Introspekrieg
Totemic Lust

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From: USA

Damn... that really sucks.
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24.05.2010 - 14:25
Vitriolic Hate
Chaos Reaper

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From: Greece

BEYOND 35000 EUROS! It really sucks...
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24.05.2010 - 14:26
Dark Blood
The Avenger

Posts: 1435
From: Portugal

Shit.. Now that's bad luck. 35.000 Euros in equipment lost... what are these guys thinking?
I wasn't going to see them here, but its sad that they had to cancel the show.
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24.05.2010 - 14:27
.Sound

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From: The Netherlands
My deepest sympathies for Evergrey! I really hope tides will turn for them soon.. first they loose Jari and now their equipment, they deserve better..
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24.05.2010 - 14:28
LostBoy

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From: Spain
Shows were already cancelled, there were problems between band management and spanish promoters
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If listening manson + rammstein + him + the rasmus + nightwish + within temptation = Goth, then... Cradle of filth = Black Metal ?
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24.05.2010 - 14:38
RhaegarTargaryen
Telcontar

Posts: 364
From: Serbia

Is there any band out there who is more unlucky than these guys? I don't think so ... DAMN!
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... For years I have traveled in coldness,
But my heart is warm as the darkened sun above me...
Nothing can never take away
What I've seen with these tired eyes
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24.05.2010 - 14:40
Dark Blood
The Avenger

Posts: 1435
From: Portugal

Written by RhaegarTargaryen on 24.05.2010 at 14:38

Is there any band out there who is more unlucky than these guys? I don't think so ... DAMN!

I agree.. these guys are having such bad luck lately. I feel sorry for them, they dont deserve this
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24.05.2010 - 16:01
BloodTears
ANA-thema

Posts: 10926
From: Portugal

I was gona go to the show, or at least try.

I hope they book a new show on a better day.

It's unfortunate though.
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Written by BloodTears on 19.08.2011 at 18:29

Like you could kiss my ass.
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24.05.2010 - 16:03
BudDa

Posts: 887
From: Uganda

These guys just can't seem to catch a break..
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Freeze! Step away from the hubris.
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24.05.2010 - 16:15
Ag Fox
Angel No More

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From: Hong Kong

Hope they bought insurance...
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24.05.2010 - 16:25
krokmortem

Posts: 6
From: France
I will see how they rock in Lyon, with the others equipment :p
Hope it will not affect the show much
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24.05.2010 - 17:06
Valentin B
Iconoclast

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From: Belgium

Shit, 35.000 euros, now that's a lot of money. i feel sorry for these guys, but there's still a light at the end of the tunnel.. Metallica wrote "Fade to Black" after a similar incident.
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Do me a wrong, you're a bringer of evil.
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24.05.2010 - 18:08
AngelofDeth
Cyborg Raptor

Posts: 1174
From: USA

Thats fuckin shiktty for them. hot damn
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pewpew.. gotcha
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24.05.2010 - 18:55
EmeraldSword

Posts: 155
From: USA

What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger. They'll emerge from this with a stronger resilient force to be reckoned with. Best of luck, Evergrey.
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Progress to not digress.
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24.05.2010 - 21:54
Eddie Misery

Posts: 94
From: USA

Holy shit, that's fuckin shitty. :/
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25.05.2010 - 00:53
Black Conundrum

Posts: 1993
From: USA
What kind of selfish moron(s) would want to do that to their bus? My sympathies go to Evergrey, and I hope they get suitable replacement equipment; I also hope the responsible party gets caught.

There are two news bulletins today, and both of them are bummers. I haven't read the other one, but I will more likely than not supply a comment for it to.
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25.05.2010 - 04:26
Daggon
Underpaid M.D.

Posts: 1644
From: Mexico

Oh damn! It's a hard blow for a band to have their equipment stolen, I'm sorry for them and the fans that won't be able to see them live on this dates.
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"Les vers savent qu'ils n'ont pas d'ailes, c'est pour cela qu'ils se cachent sous terre"

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25.05.2010 - 06:13
Shadowcross
The Summoner

Posts: 469
From: Australia

35,000 euros! holy shit!
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25.05.2010 - 10:24
heavy koen

Posts: 15
From: Belgium

Evergrey rules!
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26.05.2010 - 03:57
tea[m]ster
Au Pays Natal

Posts: 4419
From: USA

Bad mojo continues for them...hope they get their stuff back!
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