For decades live shows have sadly been targets, whether it has been the Bataclan in 2015 during a an Eagles Of Death Metal show, or that of the more recent bombing at Manchester’s Arena during an Ariana Grande show.
Whilst the source of the attack is still yet to be identified and the scale of it, tonight pop punk forefathers, SUM 41, have had to cancel their intimate show at Zenith De Paris due to explosives being let off outside of the venue.
The band have issued the following statement, fortunately declaring that the band, their crew, and fans alike are safe.
More news and updates to follow.
The attack has not been linked to any groups, and Discovered will remain non-bias and only report official statements during these times.
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UPDATE: Sum 41 have attached another shorter statement confirming the Paris show was cancelled, and that more details are to come “ASAP”.
UPDATE: Sources from the venue have stated that “firecrackers in the street” were the detonation. The band were said to claim they “didn’t want to take any risks” with the intimate show, which led to the decision to cancel.