A BLABBERMOUTH.NET visitor has submitted the following report:"I just got back from the Rock Hard Festival in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, where CELTIC FROST [were supposed to] headline [Saturday night, June 3]. After BOLT THROWER left the stage the organisation and Martin Eric Ain came upon stage to say that CELTIC FROST had to cancel. Thomas Gabriel Fischer [CELTIC FROST frontman] apparently had some acute kidney problems, was rushed to the hospital, drugged with morphine and will be flown back to Switzerland tomorrow. The organisation had found a few other bands willing to play a few more songs, so there was at least something. NEVERMORE played three songs, SOILWORK, who had already arrived on the festival, also played a few songs and BRAINSTORM and SODOM closed the festival." We will have more information as it becomes available. CELTIC FROST's long-awaited "comeback" CD, "Monotheist", was released on May 30 via Century Media Records (one day earlier internationally).
To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to delete postings that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to block users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. To report any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, please send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details.