I went to see the Manic Street Preachers last week and had to show proof of vaccination (a negative PCR test was an alternative) to enter the venue. Perfectly reasonable considering the situation in the UK at the moment if you ask me.
British Lion are managed by Explorer 1 Music:
I have just had a quick look at their website and could not find Rod having any role in the company (Andy Taylor is listed as “Senior Advisor to CEO”). Tony Newton is part of the leadership team.
England is a country with no restrictions and where the equivalent of a plane crashing every day worth of deaths due to Covid is acceptable to the government.
Letting the virus spread like wildfire risks having new mutations resistant to vaccines and we are back to square one.
They are basically saying that British Lion were not willing to follow the Covid management policies put in place by promoters and venues (you can check what The Darkness require for meet and greets here https://the-darkness.tmstor.es/product/87819) and that their replacement love to be...
Dan Hawkins had testicular cancer back in 2011 and his youngest daughter has type-1 diabetes.
It gets better. Someone else says "Very good thing. That band does not deserve to share the stage with you", another one "The Darkness are unacceptable even without Covid"...
I don't get all the hate. Someone should tell these guys that without the darkness Steve would not have been able to...