The Agonist has recruited Pavlo Haikalis of The Historical past Of Flying Objects as their dwell bassist for his or her upcoming U.S. dates. Based on The Agonist, ordinary bassist Chris Kells is at the moment banned from the U.S. after a difficulty with improper documentation.
“Hey guys, you need to know that that sadly, our bassist won’t be on the upcoming NA tour. Lengthy story quick, a number of years in the past Chris was crossing into the USA for his day job (he does video manufacturing for a dwelling), and his employer gave him improper documentation. This resulted in him mainly being pressured to signal a type which banned him from coming into for a decided time. Excellent news is, you will see him in Europe very quickly!! 🤘
Kells additionally issued his personal assertion concerning the ban.
“Properly it has been 4 years since I final needed to make this publish. I had hoped it could have been the primary and final time I must make this assertion however sadly the USA border management company and I nonetheless aren’t associates.
“I’m nonetheless within the means of taking all the best measures to do away with this terrible mess that has been put over my head and hope to have all of it cleared up someday within the close to future.
“I’m deeply saddened about this entire scenario. The Agonist is my child, my household and my every thing. Nothing upsets me greater than to not see everybody’s lovely faces screaming and yelling each night time from the stage and assembly everybody at our merch desk. That is one thing I’ve labored for my whole life and to have it taken away from me is simply heartbreaking.
“All this BS needs to be squared away quickly, however till then we’ve our very long time buddy and superb musician Pavlo Haikalis from The Historical past Of Flying Objects as soon as once more taking the stage left for me on this US run. Please welcome him with open arms and steel horns the identical you’d do to me.
“Within the meantime I will be dwelling in Montreal modifying some new Agonist content material for you all and preparing for our kickass run in Europe. I can not wait to be again up there with everybody after such an extended break. See you all this summer season!”
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