Dir en grey cancel U.S. Tour
2012-02-09 by JizzInMyPants | 30 Comments

Japanese metal band, Dir en grey, cancel their upcoming U.S. tour with Asking Alexandria, Trivium, I See Stars, Motionless in White and The Amity Affliction. The decision came after the lead vocalist's physician recommended him to not perform on the upcoming tour after examination of his vocal chords.

The band releases the following statement from their facebook:

“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.”

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Band Page: DIR EN GREY

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JizzInMyPants
February 9th 2012

2369 Comments


Metal better not be losing their most versatile vocalist.

HugCrewLoveRoll
February 9th 2012

612 Comments


Horrible line-up.

LiquidVelvet
February 9th 2012

629 Comments


This is like the third time this has happened, I don't know why everyone is acting like THIS time it's 'the end' for Kyo. Line-up was ridiculously awful too, as much as I really love Dir en grey. Everything should be fine.

MisterSteel
February 9th 2012

453 Comments


Probably better off considering the line-up. Surprised they were gonna tour the US again so soon, saw them live on their tour two months ago and it was awesome. Hope whatever issues he has with his voice work out fine.

SiliconSunshine
February 9th 2012

77 Comments


I was seriously considering going to one of the shows just to see Dir En Grey. Now I just saved $25.

Mabbitt
February 9th 2012

1345 Comments


I really wanted to see this tour, mainly for Dir En Grey but Trivium would have been cool. Kinda glad
it got cancelled though, the fans of the other bands are awful. I can't tell you how many comments I
saw on facebook saying stuff like "take dir en grey off and replace them with we came as romans" or
something stupid like that

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LegendofPittman
February 9th 2012

2943 Comments


Yeah, I love Dir en Grey, but I don't think I would have went because of the rest of the bands.

Mabbitt
February 9th 2012

1345 Comments


awful band


wut

iambandersnatch
February 9th 2012

1469 Comments


news is like a week old. singer has voice polyps AND laryngitis.

Xenophanes
Emeritus
February 9th 2012

10592 Comments


In which dir en grey were surprisingly not the worst on the tour. Their last album was awful

LiquidVelvet
February 9th 2012

629 Comments


Not sure how anyone could ever come to that conclusion

Mabbitt
February 9th 2012

1345 Comments


Yea, i'm stumped too.

Acanthus
February 9th 2012

9537 Comments


Would have enjoyed seeing them, but would much rather have Kyo be able to do what he does.

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FearThyEvil
February 9th 2012

12469 Comments


He'll recover but man that lineup aside from them was awful.

The7thVermicide
February 9th 2012

925 Comments


why?

Titan50
February 9th 2012

4588 Comments


Sucks, but not the first time this has happened.

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
February 9th 2012

7065 Comments


Only ever listened to Uroboros and a few other tracks from them. Not really my style of music but I liked it and Kyo was fucking awesome. Not surprising he has trouble with his vocal cords with the stuff he does.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
February 9th 2012

21767 Comments


I was seriously considering going to one of the shows just to see Dir En Grey

I feel sorry for anyone who did that

bloc
February 9th 2012

34735 Comments


Pearl Harbor all over again

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ThyCrossAwaits
February 9th 2012

3050 Comments


Dir en grey = great band that accepts the shittiest tour lineups.

iFghtffyrdmns
February 9th 2012

7047 Comments


The decision came after the lead vocalist's physician recommended him to not perform on the upcoming tour after examination of his vocal chords.

wow that is so not metal

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 9th 2012

49971 Comments


FUUUUUUUUUU
KYO puts his chords thru so much

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CakeWithCream
February 9th 2012

1021 Comments


yeah i wouldn't have gone either way, the rest of the line up is just bad

jabberwockyGC
February 9th 2012

116 Comments


uggh. no longer planning on attending

XulOnerom
February 9th 2012

1818 Comments


Metal better not be losing their most versatile vocalist.


Don't worry, bro. Mike Patton is doing just fine

ThePac
February 10th 2012

219 Comments


one to many shit line ups for them to take

dir en grey and asking alexandria smh

Titan50
February 10th 2012

4588 Comments


Why are people caring about whatever line-ups they're on? Yeah, so what if you have to sit through a couple of bands you don't like. Deal with it, Dir En Grey are easily worth sitting through these bands. Jesus...

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
February 10th 2012

49971 Comments


I would just show up late

iglu
February 11th 2012

114 Comments


The decision came after the lead vocalist's physician recommended him to not perform on the upcoming tour after learning about the terrible line-up

krig9412
February 14th 2012

794 Comments


God damn it



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