Repost from my Hotline blog: Maximo Park not coming to US.
Last week we got the news the Charlatans UK nixed their North American tour due to their drummer needing "shoulder surgery" (so long, Sept. 25 show at the Paradise with Hatcham Social!), and now comes the news British rock band Maximo Park have cancelled their own stateside tour due to "illness."
Word of the cancellation came down last night from Press Here Publicity. Maximo Park, who were getting a decent response to new album Quicken The Heart and ace single "The Kids Are Sick Again," were supposed to hit the Paradise Rock Club on Sept. 20.
Now we'll all have to go settle for that Miike Snow/Jack Penate gig at T.T.'s instead. Refunds are available at point-of-purchase, and here's a message straight from the band: