Dir En Grey Pull Out of Still Reckless Tour For Medical Reasons
MSO sent over these details: Unfortunately under recommendation of frontman KYO's physician after extensive examination of his vocal chords, Dir En Grey has regretfully cancelled their participation in "The Still Reckless Tour" and solo shows scheduled between March and April 2012.
The band has released the following statement to their fans and those involved in the tour: "To our fans as well as the other bands and staff involved in the tour we extend our sincere apologies. We ask for your understanding that this was an extremely difficult decision to make. Thank you all for your continued support, which is deeply appreciated."
This news follows the January announcement by the band that they would be joining "The Still Reckless Tour" also featuring Asking Alexandria, Trivium, I See Stars, Motionless In White and The Amity Affliction and playing a pair of solo headlining shows in Seattle, WA on 3/7 and St. Petersburg, FL on 3/20 as well as the reissue of their 2008 album UROBOROS. News on the forthcoming release of this essential DIR EN GREY album will be announced soon.