Flotsam and Jetsam concert in San Francisco canceled due to band members’ “unvaccinated” status


FLOTSAM AND JETSAMThe previously announced concert in San Francisco was canceled due to the “unvaccinated” status of some of the band members.

The Arizona metal veterans concert on August 25 at the DNA Lounge was abandoned by the venue after the mayor of San Francisco announced the city would require both proof of full vaccination and face masks in bars, restaurants and all indoor places.

In an article on the DNA Lounge website, the venue wrote: “We are sorry to announce that the FLOTSAM AND JETSAM are not vaccinated, so we were forced to cancel this show.

“Get vaccinated! Especially if you are on tour!”

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM kicked off their US tour Aug. 17 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The group is promoting their latest album, “Blood in the water”, which was released in June.

“Blood in the water” has been mixed and mastered again by Jacob hansen (YOU DO, VOLBEAT, AMARANTH, MIGHTY WOLF).

Formed 35 years ago, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, released its historic debut, “Doomsday for the deceiver”, the only album to receive a 6K rating from the influential UK magazine Kerrang! Bass player Jason News left to join METALLIC after their bassist Burton Cliff was killed in a tour bus crash in Sweden in September 1986.

In a recent interview with Arizona Central, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM singer Eric “AK” Knutson said: “We are very hungry for it. We think it is our turn to reach that higher level as WILL Where ANGEL OF DEATH or any of those other groups that have been around as long as we have been. They have all reached this next level. And they merit this. They worked hard for it. But we never quite got to this point. ”

“We’ve learned that you have to put the work in. These guys do the work. [MEGADETH leader] Dave mustaine, he’s not the nicest guy in the world. But he’s a hard worker. And he’s worked every day of his life to get to where he is. ”

Knutson went on to say that METALLIC put the work too. “But they were also very lucky and were in the right place at the right time to make the right kind of songs,” he said.

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