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Pandemic hit Pearl Jam: They canceled shows due to infection from two of its members

Pandemic hit Pearl Jam: They canceled shows due to infection from two of its members

pearl jam, The coronavirus hit an iconic band of the alternative rock scene in the ’90s. two of its members, Drummer Matt Cameron and guitarist Jeff Ament tested positiveWhich led to the suspension of the remaining dates of their current tour of the United States.

According to local media reports, Cameron tested positive on May 12, before his presentation at the Oakland Coliseum, California.. He was replaced on stage by Josh Klinghofer, the guitarist for the former Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Richard Stoverwood, the drummer for some of Ament’s side projects. Likewise, he was able to count on Dave Crosen, who co-recorded the popular debut album, Do you have (1991) .

on your side, Ament tested positive only two days ago. This resulted in the band’s performances being suspended in Sacramento and Las Vegas.

The same band confirmed what happened in a statement posted on social media. “This is shocking to all involved and we especially regret those who planned to attend these shows. Our interest in staying inside the bubble was constant. We really did our best to stay infection-free.”

The band is expected to return to the stage on June 18. As part of the Pinkpop Festival in Landgraaf in the Netherlands. This kicks off his summer tour of Europe, which includes performances at Hyd Park in London.

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