According to ABC 7, one person died and 40 others were injured after the roof collapsed at the Apollo Theatre in Belvidere, IL due to an EF-1 tornado. The incident occurred during a concert that was set to feature Morbid Angel, Revocation, Skeletal Remains, and Crypta.
All four bands have since issued statements:
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.”
“We are safe and sound! All bands on the package are safe! Thanks for your concern! Tornado hit the venue. We lost our RV, but we are ok. We’ll soon release a full statement about it and keep you updated.”
“A tornado hit the venue tonight and the roof collapsed. ER crews are still attending to the injured and assessing the situation. Everyone in the bands and crew are safe. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this disaster. More details as they develop.”
“Thank you all for checking in with us. Everyone on the tour package is alive and injury free. Our hearts go out to anybody in the crowd who were injured”
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