2020 was going to be the year for excellent tours and reunions. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, we wrote seventeen treks we were looking forward to seeing this year. Sadly, most of them have been postponed or cancelled. With that being said, while tours are still scheduled for this fall, Hammerfall has cancelled their North American run with Beast in Black and Edge of Paradise. The trek was initially planned for September and October and was going to be marked as Beast In Black’s first-ever North American run. Between Hammerfall’s overall decision to cancel their trek to Arkansas scheduling a social distancing concert, it’s challenging to know what the future holds.
Read Hammerfall’s full statement below:
“Some of you have already started to get your refunds, so now it’s official: the North American tour that was to take place in September/October is cancelled. That sucks, but with the current global pandemic wreaking havoc on the world we (meaning the local promoters, booking agent and the band) had no choice. We are hopeful to be able to rebook the tour for a future time, but since everything is so unstable at the moment the decision was made to scrap it altogether and return to it when things have calmed down. We are as sorry for this as you are, but hope you have understanding for our predicament brought on by the coronavirus. Stay safe, stay healthy, stay metal, and take care of each other!”