Dio Disciples Singer Apologizes To Fans After Festival Falls Apart
The three-day event was billed as South America's answer to the successful Wacken Open Air extravaganza in Germany.
But a stack of big names – including headliners the Rock-N-'Roll Allstars plus Saxon, Anthrax and Blind Guardian – subsequently refused to appear, reporting they hadn't been paid. Another headliner, Venom, said their South American work visas had been mistakenly sent to Africa! After a handful of acts including first-night headliners Megadeth had performed seven hours late, the plug was finally pulled.
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