Limp Bizkit Postpones Summer Tour
Fri, 21 May 2010 09:30:25
Limp Bizkit has decided to postpone their summer amphitheater tour in favor of a fall arena tour. Frontman Fred Durst made the announcement via his Twitter account, saying that Limp Bizkit "is not an amphitheater band." The tour was scheduled to start July 3 in Holmdel, NJ and run through much of the summer. Could it be that ticket sales were, well, limp?
The band is still scheduled for its late summer tour of Europe. In another online message, Durst said, "We like to see less seats in front of the stage and more floor filled with fans going bananas. It's just more fun for all of us that way. Some bands are meant to be seen mainly sitting down, but definitely NOT Limp Bizkit. We want to give you the best experience possible so we will reroute to the venues we feel will work the best. High energy, good times. We want you to have the best." He could have extended the post to say, "And we want to look good and not foolish by playing half-empty venues." One might think that after all the work that goes into scheduling a tour like this that it would be foolish to cancel it, so that's why I wonder if weak ticket pre-sales were the real cause of the tour's postponement. That's just me thinking aloud.
Will you be heading out to see the Bizkit this fall? Are you bummed to have to wait?