Edmonton, Kentucky rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY have cancelled the following dates:
Oct. 24 - Floyd's Music Store - Tallahassee, FL
Oct. 28 - The Bottling Company - Hattiesburg, MS
Oct. 29 - Scout Bar - Beaumont, TX
Oct. 30 - Scout Bar - San Antonio, TX
According to the band, bassist/vocalist Jon Lawhon's grandfather "has suffered a heart attack this week and Jon needs to be by his side."
The group adds, "We truly HATE having to cancel shows and deeply apologize for any inconvience this may cause you. Being the southern boys we are, it's family first with us and we hope you all understand.
"Now, we WILL be in Tampa, Florida for tomorrow's [October 25] Guavaween and we will also be in Orlando on [Sunday, October 26] at The House of Blues.
"Although we are not able to be on the MS or TX shows, THE PARLOR MOB and THEORY OF A DEADMAN will still be there to rock your ass.
"Again, we are deeply sorry and we promise to come back and play yall's town soon! We love you all dearly and it kills us that we won't be melting your faces next week, but please understand where we're coming from. If you were planning on attending those shows, we urge to go please go have a great time with THE PARLOR MOB and THEORY!"
BLACK STONE CHERRY's second Roadrunner album, "Folklore and Superstition", sold 13,600 in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 28 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee at Black Bird Studios, which is owned and operated by country music star Martina McBride. It was produced and mixed by veteran Bob Marlette (OZZY OSBOURNE, SALIVA).
BLACK STONE CHERRY's "Blind Man" video (see below), was shot on July 10 in Louisville, Kentucky at the famous Waverly Hills Sanatorium.