Bad Omens Drop Off Upcoming Tour With The Amity Affliction, Senses Fail, & Belmont

Bad Omens have dropped off their tour with The Amity Affliction, Senses Fail, and Belmont. The Amity Affliction and Senses Fail claim the band pulled out because “they were unhappy about the size of their name on the artwork,” but Bad Omens have since fired back with their own statement saying “terms of [their] deal to be the direct support act on this co-headline tour were negotiated prior to accepting the tour and they were not honored.”

Here’s The Amity Affliction and Senses Fail’s statement:

“We have to let you know that Bad Omens have pulled out of this tour. They were unhappy about the size of their name on the artwork and felt the need to pull out the day after we announced.

Both The Amity Affliction and Senses Fail are working hard to find a replacement and we look forward to sharing that with you as soon as possible.”

Here’s Bad Omens’ statement:

“We are always professional and respectful with the bands that we tour with. Anyone that’s toured with us can attest to that. We are not a band that creates problems or ever finds itself involved in “drama”. With that being said the last thing we wanted to do was make a big deal out of our departure from the tour with Senses Fail / Amity Affliction when announcing that we would no longer be on it. But due to both Senses Fail and The Amity Affliction’s attempts to publicly drag our name in the mud along with all of the online bullying they’ve not only welcomed but encouraged – they’ve forced our hand.

The terms of our deal to be the direct support act on this co-headline tour were negotiated prior to accepting the tour and they were not honored. Our team politely and professionally asked it to be honored before the tour was announced and they refused. Specific assets requested were neither sent or approved. After all of this and the tour still going live we did our best to remedy the situation to stay involved and we were met with total disrespect. At this point it was a matter of principle. We aren’t going to be another young band that gets pushed around by older bands. Sorry if that doesn’t work for you. This public shaming campaign the bands have created online is both ironic and symbolic to the situation, as well as confirmation we made the right choice by leaving this tour. I grew up listening to Senses Fail and I never imagined they would stimulate this kind of bullying or shaming over something so trivial – this unprofessional and ugly behavior is highly disappointing. None the less we wish the bands the best on their tour, and we apologize to anyone we’ve disappointed by dropping off the tour.

Standing up for yourself in any type of relationship, whether business or personal, is something Bad Omens believes in. Sometimes that means people get upset, hence having to write this.

We hope you enjoy our new shirt design.
Go to badomensofficial.com for our upcoming tour dates.”

Sumerian Records founder Ash Avildsen tweeted about the situation as well:

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We Came As Romans & Bad Omens Added To Bullet For My Valentine’s Fall Tour

Bullet For My Valentine have announced that We Came As Romans and Bad Omens will serve as support on their fall tour. You can see the dates for that run below. Bullet For My Valentine’s new album “Gravity” will be released on June 29.

Tour Dates:

09/13 Kansas City, MO – Harrah’s Voodoo Lounge (no We Came As Romans)
09/14-16 Chicago, IL – Riotfest
09/15 St. Paul, MN – Myth Live
09/18 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
09/20 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
09/21 Dallas, TX – House Of Blues
09/22 Austin, TX – Emo’s
09/24 San Antonio, TX – Aztec Theatre
09/25 Houston, TX – House Of Blues
09/27 Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre
09/30 Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
10/02 Cleveland, OH – House Of Blues
10/03 Syracuse, NY – SI Hall
10/04 Boston, MA – House Of Blues
10/07 Detroit, MI – The Fillmore
10/09 Wichita, KS – Cotillion Ballroom
10/10 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
10/12 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
10/14 Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival
10/16 Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues

Bad Omens Announce Fall 2017 Dates

Bad Omens have announced some fall shows around their Self Help Fest appearance. Here’s the dates:

09/27 Virginia Beach, VA – Shakas
09/28 Columbia, SC – New Brookland Tavern
09/29 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
09/30 Orlando, FL – Self Help Festival
10/01 Jacksonville, FL – NC – Hooligans