Swedish dying metallers DISMEMBER have canceled their look at this 12 months’s Maryland Deathfest attributable to a COVID-19 vaccination requirement in america.
The 2022 installment of Maryland Deathfest is about to happen Could 26-29 at numerous venues in Baltimore, Maryland.
In keeping with the Facilities For Illness Management And Prevention (CDC),all non-U.S. residents who’re nonimmigrants (not U.S. residents, U.S. nationals, lawful everlasting residents, or touring to america on an immigrant visa) want to indicate proof of being totally vaccinated towards COVID-19 earlier than they journey by air to america from a overseas nation.
Earlier as we speak, DISMEMBER issued the next assertion through social media: “As a result of Covid-19 restrictions nonetheless energetic for coming into the U.S., we’re pressured to cancel our look at Maryland Deathfest this 12 months. We held our hope that the U.S. would comply with different nations instance and finish the necessary vaccination demand. With lower than a month to go ‘that’ has not occurred and due to this fact we see no different alternative than to cancel.”
DISMEMBER is not the one high-profile band to cancel its look at Maryland Deathfest as we speak. The dying metallic supergroup BLOODBATH additionally introduced it was pulling out of the occasion, explaining in a press release that it had utilized for visas over seven months in the past however that the visas “have nonetheless not been processed in time attributable to causes past our management. We have completed completely every thing we will to try to salvage this bullshit and make this tour lastly change into actuality, however we have now to just accept our destiny at this level, that it’ll merely not occur,” BLOODBATH wrote.
In keeping with CDC, vaccines stay the simplest public well being measure to guard individuals from extreme sickness or dying from COVID-19, sluggish the transmission of COVID-19, and cut back the probability of recent COVID-19 variants rising.
As a result of COVID-19 journey necessities and suggestions can change at any time attributable to altering circumstances, you will need to verify the CDC web pages for steering previous to journey.
Posted by Dismember Sweden on Tuesday, Could 10, 2022