Carnifex Frontman Scott Ian Lewis Says Band Lost Over $250,000 On Cancelled Headlining Tour (Updated)


Update: April 16th, 2020 02:58 PM:

Carnifex frontman Scott Ian Lewis has since provided the following breakdown of the numbers behind the loss they incurred from the cancelled tour:

Original Story:

Carnifex were among the artists hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, having been forced to cancel their spring North American co-headlining run with 3TEETH. That bill was also set to feature The Browning and Skold.

The band’s frontman Scott Ian Lewis has shared some specific numbers of the financial toll he and the band suffered by losing out on that trek. Responding to the United States Secretary of the Treasury’s recent assertion that American’s can survive on the $1,200 stimulus checks being sent out as part of a COVID-19 stimulus package, Lewis replied:

Despite the staggering loss, Lewis does remain somewhat hopeful for the future:

Should you want to help them out, you can donate directly to Carnifex at this location as part of fundraiser launched recently by their label Nuclear Blast.

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