Coronavirus Cancelations: Rage Against the Machine, Tool, Kiss, Deftones, Carnifex, Rotting Christ and More


The metal world woke up this morning to another extensive round of show and tour cancelations due to the coronavirus.

MetalSucks is keeping a running list of metal and hard rock tours worldwide canceled or postponed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. This post will be updated on a continual basis as updates come in. Be sure to bookmark the above page and check back for frequent updates in the coming days and weeks.

The latest round of cancelations includes:

  • Rage Against the Machine have called off all dates of their highly anticipated reunion tour through May 20, effectively scrapping the whole first leg. The Boston Calling festival, set for May 23, and Firefly festival in Delaware, set for June 19, are still a go as of now, as is the tour’s second leg, which runs July 10 through August 17. European dates in late August and early September are also still on.
  • Tool have canceled their performance on Monday, March 16 in Salt Lake City, UT. They had previously canceled their performance last night, March 12, in Eugene, OR. Their show on Saturday, March 14 in Idaho is allegedly still on, and they insist they are taking the rest of the tour on a “day-to-day” basis.
  • The final three shows of the spring leg of Kiss’s tour have been postponed, with new dates announced for the fall. March 12 in Tulsa, OK, March 14 in Lafayette, LA and March 15 in Biloxi, MS have been moved to October 4, October 7 and October 6, respectively.
  • Deftones have postponed their Australia / New Zealand tour which was set to run March 15 through 23.
  • Carnifex and 3Teeth have canceled their co-headline tour with The Browning and Skold. It had been scheduled to run March 13 through April 18.
  • Cold have called off their entire North American tour scheduled to run April 2 through May 30.
  • Car Bomb will end their European tour, which had kicked off on March 8 and was supposed to run through March 28.
  • The Warning have canceled their North American tour, which was set to begin on March 25 and run through April 27. Their status for Domination Fest in Mexico City on May 2 is not clear.
  • Sebastian Bach’s stop on March 27 in Portland, OR has been canceled.

Yesterday, Killswitch Engage, Circa Survive, Dance Gavin Dance / Animals as Leaders, Mayhem / Abbath and many others were among the significant cancelations.

Be sure to keep up with our running list of worldwide cancelations in the metal and hard rock worlds so you can stay up to date on the latest and adjust your plans accordingly.

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