|I only love him a little. It isn't unhealthy.|
They also canceled the rest of their US dates. They will pick up with their European tour in June, and won't be rescheduling the canceled dates.
A lot of fans are really upset and are airing their grievances via Twitter/Facebook commenting on the guys' pages. AS THEY SHOULD. Because really, this is simply unacceptable.
As a band, they should really think about the fans. Who are they without us? They've only been around for 20 years and really should realize that their fragile place in music history could easily be jeopardized by doing this. Also, they haven't toured the US since last summer and - let's face it - that's been like a year.
Travis' tonsillectomy should be a non-issue. First, he doesn't sing. He doesn't need his voice. Second, he's played with a broken leg and a broken arm before. Which is totally the same thing has undergoing surgery. He tweeted something recently about feeling like he's swallowing glass. Well, no one's asking him to swallow when he drums. He can spit between songs or something. I mean really. Also, Travis survived a plane crash. If he can survive a plane crash then he should damn well be able to play a show with a sore, bleeding throat. It's just a throat.
People are also blowing up Bamboozle's Facebook about wanting refunds, as no refunds are being given for the cancellation. Before you buy your wristbands, Bamboozle says that the "lineup is subject to change" and that the tickets are "non-refundable." All that is said in the fricking fine print, though, and therefore should not be upheld.
|Cute guy + cute dog = exploded ovaries|
Also, Bamboozle got My Chemical Romance to replace Blink. Don't get me wrong, MCR is ok (and Frank Iero is an absolute cutie), but they should have replaced Blink with a band of Blink's caliber. You know? Green Day, Offspring.. I'd even settle for Paramore, honestly. I just don't understand it. The concert is like a week away. I'm sure that would have been plenty of time to book another big name.
The whole situation is stupid and shouldn't even be an issue. Blink-182 owes their fans these shows. It shouldn't matter how close to their death beds the guys are, because what if I can't ever buy tickets again?! UGH THINK OF ME! Also, the Bamboozle people are being such dicks for upholding the stupid "terms and conditions" that no one actually reads. Ugh.
*This post is brought to you with extreme sarcasm and complete facetiousness. As online sarcasm does not always carry over to every reader, I am adding this disclaimer which, if you know me at all, shouldn't even be necessary. I do not actually hold any of the views stated in this post, save for the fact that I find both Frank Iero and Mark Hoppus to be fine, fine specimen of the male gender. Also, thoughts and prayers are going out to Mr. Barker and Mr. Delonge for speedy recoveries.