Sons Of Apollo cancel summer festival appearances


Sons Of Apollo have been forced to cancel their upcoming European summer festival slots due to “unforeseen circumstances.”Mike Portnoy, Derek Sherinian, Billy Sheehan, Jeff Scott Soto and Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal were due to play Wacken Open Air tomorrow and Prog In The Park later this month, but they’ve announced those shows will no longer take place.The band say in a statement: “Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, Sons Of Apollo regretfully has had to cancel all remaining summer festival appearances at Wacken Open Air and Prog In The Park II.“We sincerely apologise to all of the fans that were looking forward to these appearances.“The headlining show in Budapest originally scheduled for August 18 has now been moved into our fall schedule and will now happen on September 17. All tickets for the originally scheduled Aug date will still be honoured.”Sons Of Apollo have also announced four German shows, which will take place in October – part of the band’s autumn European tour which will go ahead as planned.Find a full list of the band’s 2018 dates below, with the newly announced shows in highlighted in bold.Sons Of Apollo released their debut album Psychotic Symphony in October last year via InsideOut Music.Sons Of Apollo 2018 tour datesSep 10: Osaka Bigcat, JapanSep 11: Tokyo Ebisu Liquidroom, JapanSep 12: Tokyo Ebisu Liquidroom, JapanSep 15: Raismes Fest, FranceSep 17: Budapest Barba Negra Track, HungarySep 19: Moscow Glavclub, RussiaSep 22: Plovdiv Ancient Theatre, BulgariaSep 24: Athens Fuzz Club, GreeceSep 26: Tel Aviv Barby Club, IsraelSep 28: London Islington Assembly Hall, UKSep 29: Bristol SWX, UKSep 30: Glasgow The Garage, UKOct 01: Manchester Academy 2, UKOct 04: Zoetermeer Boerderij, NetherlandsOct 05: Baarlo ProgPower Europe, NetherlandsOct 06: Esch-sur-Alzette Kulturfabrik, LuxembourgOct 08: Zurich Complex, SwitzerlandOct 09: Aschaffenburg Colos-Saal, GermanyOct 10: Verviers The Spirit of 66, BelgiumOct 12: Paris Elysee Montmartre, FranceOct 13: Toulouse Very Prog Festival, FranceOct 15: Lyon Radiant-Bellvue, FranceOct 16: Strasbourg La Laiterie, FranceOct 17: Munich Backstage Halle, GermanyOct 19: Stuttgart Im Wizemann, GermanyOct 20: Cologne Luxor, Germany

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