Morbid Angel has shared an announcement concerning final evening’s ceiling collapse at a present they had been meant to headline in Belvidere, Illinois. “On behalf of Morbid Angel, we might first prefer to ship our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the household and buddies of the person who tragically misplaced his life final evening when the venue roof collapsed as a consequence of heavy winds from the storm, the group wrote on Instagram.
Morbid Angel additional acknowledged that they may postpone tonight’s efficiency in Joliet, Illinois, which can now happen on Wednesday, April 5. Here is the band’s full assertion:
On behalf of Morbid Angel, we wish to first ship our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the household and buddies of the person who tragically misplaced his life final evening when the venue roof collapsed as a result of heavy winds from the storm.
We misplaced a brother in Metallic final evening, and plenty of extra had been wounded and injured on this tragedy. We wish to categorical how actually grateful we’re to these in attendance (followers, venue employees, band and crew) who assisted in getting folks out and to security. We wish to thank the primary responders (hearth, EMT, police) who had been rapidly on the scene and had been in a position to assist get folks to therapy and out of the hospital as rapidly as potential. You’re a true hero!
Right now, our ideas are with all these injured and hospitalized, in addition to these within the surrounding space affected by the storm. We actually hope for a speedy restoration of all of the injured.
On account of final evening’s occasions, we’re working to reschedule tonight’s present for Wednesday April fifth in Joliet, IL. With this mentioned that our focus is with the victims of this horrible storm.
Along with Morbid Angel, the bands Revocation and Skeletal Stays had been as a consequence of carry out. Brazilian loss of life metallic band Crypta had simply accomplished their set when the Apollo Theater made a half-hour announcement as a consequence of “dangerous weather” outdoors. Shortly thereafter, the venue’s roof collapsed, killing one individual and hospitalizing dozens.