DAATH Explains OZZFEST No-Shows

Atlanta's DAATH has issued the following update:

"I'm sitting in a hotel room in Denver right now. I should be in Oklahoma City tonight, and Kansas City tomorrow, but I'm not. I'm in Denver and I'm fucking pissed about it. I'm not the only one that's pissed about it.

"We've been getting lots of mail from pissed off DAATH fans that either wanted to see us at the Phoenix Ozzfest last week, or in Oklahoma City tonight. I'm going to explain what happened.

"At the start of the tour a company which will remain nameless rented us a converted airport shuttle bus. On paper it sounded perfect for us but in reality it was an uninhabitable, undriveable piece of shit. The shuttle bus had no [air conditioning] at all that was working or could be fixed without spending at least a day on it. In some cities it was hotter in there than outside. The thing also barely ran. On the first full day we had to replace the alternator at our own cost. Any time you turned the thing on it bounced around like a washing machine, The emergency exit wouldn't open, there was no fire extinguisher, it was improperly wired on the inside so that none of the appliances worked reliably, the hookup for the trailer lights didn't work and you couldn't read the gauges at night because the internal panel wasn't well lit enough among other things. We were roughing it out with that thing but finally last week, right outside the House of Blues in Hollywood, the transmission on it fell out. That's why we missed the Phoenix Ozzfest. We didn't have a way to get there. The company we rented it from did nothing to help us out. We were going to have to pay for it out of our own pocket and miss more shows even. We decided to ditch it and rented an RV. We set a date and time for a pickup from Denver and when that date arrived the RV didn't. In fact, there's no [estimated time of arrival] on the RV. Supposedly it's in San Fransisco. We currently have no confirmed way out of Denver. We are going to figure something out soon. If you're wondering why we've been missing shows then wonder no more.

"Other than that, Ozzfest has remained as badass as how it began. All the bands we're touring with are cool motherfuckers, we drink a lot of Jager, and on top of all that I get to watch BEHEMOTH every day."

DAATH recently released an exclusive remix of "Dead on the Dance Floor", a track from their debut Roadrunner release, "The Hinderers", via digital EP. The song was remixed by Danny Lohner, former of NINE INCH NAILS and A PERFECT CIRCLE.

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