Tue. Jun 6th, 2023

Update #2: Crypta guitarist Taina Bergamaschi has confirmed that all the bands playing tonight are safe.

Update #1: Morbid Angel has issued the following statement, saying the show was canceled due to a tornado in the area: “Tonights show is Canceled due to a Tornado that hit the Venue. We ask anyone who is still traveling to the venue to please seek shelter and stay safe We are currently sheltering in place, and want to extend our support and hope that everyone at the show tonight is safe.

“Right now our focus is on making sure everyone in the venue tonight is ok and gets home.”

Original Story: A structure collapse was reported at the Apollo Theater in Belvidere, IL tonight during a show featuring Morbid Angel, Revocation, Cryptaand Skeletal Remains. The incident included an awning, partial roof, and partial floor collapse.

According to CBSthe Chicago Fire Department reported that 20 ambulances were requested to arrive at the scene. WTVO further reports that the number of injuries are unknown at this time. The collapse of the structure was due to severe storms in the area with up to 90 mph winds. CBS further reports that trees also came down on cars near the venue and in the area.

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We wish everyone involved in the incident all the best and hope nobody was seriously injured.

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