Hawthorne Heights suddenly cancels Monday night concert!!November 25th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Does it have anything to do with death anniversary of former guitarist ‘Calvert Casey’.?
This comes exactly one year that the Ohio emo band ‘Hawthorne Heights’ lost its guitarist ‘Calvert Casey’, and the Hawthorne Heights show which was planed to be hold Nov 24 night at the Wilbur Theater has apparently been canceled.
The band claimed that the show had to be canceled because of complications with the venue and an inability to find another location. However, Live Nation spokeswoman Heidi Collins said Wilbur Theater personnel would have no comment and refunds are available at the point of purchase. But die-hard fans can roll down I-95 to see Hawthorne Heights on Tuesday at New York’s
About this time of last year, Casey Calvert, who was 26, died on the band’s tour bus in Washington. A toxic combination of prescription drugs was ruled to be the cause of death. This shocked the band, after the previous shock from the tragedy that took the life of tourmate John “Beatz” Holohan of Bayside in 2005.
However, Hawthorne Heights decided to continue on with the band after Casey Calvert’s death and left the band as a four-piece.
The band was originally known as A Day in the Life in 2001. The first two albums were succeeded, with 2004’s The Silence in Black and White achieving Platinum certification, and their 2006 album ‘If Only You Were Lonely’ achieving Gold certification, after it peaked at #1 on the Billboard Top Independent Albums and #3 on the Billboard 200 charts.
They are also well known for their 2006 single “Saying Sorry”, which reached Gold status and peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart. The band’s third album, Fragile Future, was released on August 5, 2008, surprisingly through Victory Records again, after a lengthy legal battle between the two parties.
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