COAL CHAMBER performed their first show on Tuesday, May 7th since an onstage altercation between singer Dez Fafara and guitarist Miguel "Meegs" Rascon caused the group to cancel the remaining dates on their US tour. The band played in front of a sold-out crowd of 650 at Hollywood's Key Club and were reportedly introduced by ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, who came out to show his support for the group.Commenting on the blow-up in Lubbock, Texas that triggered a host of break-up rumors, Fafara stated simply that "we did a seven-week tour, the Jagermeister tour, it was basically sold out every night, we were just killing it. We live an intense lifestyle and our music is intense and that's what happened—on stage it got intense between my guitar player and myself. We left the stage before finishing the last two songs and, you know, that's it. Stuff happens in a band, you know." Drummer Mike Cox added, "We all have the same goal and it was going so well that we kinda created problems out of nothing." COAL CHAMBER will make their US network television debut on May 15th when they perform their current single, "Fiend", on NBC's Last Call With Carson Daly.
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