The group follow fellow metallers Pantera in refusing to appear following the recent terrorist atrocities in the US...
STATIC-X have pulled out of the rescheduled TATTOO THE
PLANET tour, due to begin tomorrow night (September 18) in
The band follow
who at the end of last week decided to withdraw from the tour over fears about
flying from the US to Europe, and also out of respect for those who affected by
the terrorist attacks in New York and
The move leaves promoters with a major problem,
as no substitutes have yet been found.
Static-X released the
following statement explaining why they had pulled out.
“Static-X would like to offer extreme condolences and express
our heartfelt support for all those affected by the disasters in New York
City and Washington DC on Tuesday. We were all
horrified and appalled at these events and our lives were turned upside down.
“We had a great time on our recent tour of Europe, May-June, with Slipknot.
We were all looking forward to seeing our friends and fans there, and were
excited about the prospect of touring with Pantera,
and Cradle of Filth. But we made the decision to cancel our
participation in the ‘Tattoo The Planet’ tour.”