UPDATE: Tommy Lee has clarified that The Stadium tour will happen with a request to all the fans. Read Here
Sad news for fans who have been waiting for The Stadium Tour featuring Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe with Poison and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. The tour may get cancelled.
The tour has sold more than 700,000 tickets and grossed over $90 million at the box office in the first weekend of sales.
The tour, which is promoted by Live Nation, saw the fastest sellout in Miller Park history in Milwaukee, according to a press release.
Additional shows sold out instantly in Atlanta, Seattle, Charlotte, Dallas, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Chicago and Denver.
In response to the fan demand, seven new shows in San Antonio, Kansas City, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Nashville, Cincinnati and Cleveland were announced.
As reported by Sleaze Roxx, the Stadium tour is on the verge of being cancelled.
Here’s the statement from the source:
“As far as the Mötley thing goes, my source has just gotten off the phone with his contact and the tour is almost 100% cancelled. Rehearsals at an unknown location in LA were supposed to happen in May. Those have been cancelled. Given the band’s age and to quote the contact’s words “declining ability”, it may not even get rescheduled. Vince [Neil] had already lost in excess of 20 lbs.”
Sleaze Roxx also updates that the Mötley Crüe intend to embark on a tour as soon as the Coronavirus pandemic is under control and/or resolved.
The situation in the United States is already getting worse with thousands infected and dying on daily basis.
This can not be surprising given that The Stadium Tour is supposed to kick off at the TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Florida, USA on June 18, 2020.
Note the tour cannot be postponed to later this year as Def Leppard previously announced a subsequent 20/20 Vision Tour with ZZ Top as their opener throughout the USA from September 21, 2020 to October 18, 2020.