"some music was meant to stay underground..."

Japan's Kabuto Metal Festival Cancelled Due to Earthquake and Tsunami

Photo of Leprous

Band Photo: Leprous (?)

The Haunted reports that the Kabuto Metal Festival that was to take place in Japan in May has been cancelled by the organizers due to the situation resulting from the earthquake and tsunami in early March. Bands who were to participate in the fest included:

White Side: Story of the Year, Thursday, Underoath, envy, Architects, Meaning, and Crossfaith

Dark Side: Morbid Angel, The Haunted, Ihsahn, Origin, Rotten Sound, and Leprous

"We hope to come back to Japan later this year," states The Haunted. The band still plans to play their Australian dates as well as their appearance in Bangkok, however.

What's Next?

Please share this article if you found it interesting.

1 Comment on "Japan's Kabuto Metal Festival Cancelled"

Post your comments and discuss the article below! (no login required)

Anonymous Reader
1. Bruce writes:

Damn. This festival was just confirming the fact that the dark side will always be better than the white side.

# Apr 21, 2011 @ 10:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

To minimize comment spam/abuse, you cannot post comments on articles over a month old. Please check the sidebar to the right or the related band pages for recent related news articles.