Frank Carter Rattlesnakes
The News

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes Cancel U.S. Tour

Sadly I have hit pause too many times on real life and now I am having to face the results of those decisions.”

After posting a brave and beautiful statement on social media about mental health in September, Frank Carter has now confirmed that The Rattlesnakes’ upcoming North American tour is cancelled, so the frontman can focus on his wellbeing. 

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes were due to perform in the U.S. this month, but Frank has admitted that “having cancelled four weeks of touring in Europe to focus on figuring out some problems in my life, I had hoped that it would be sufficient enough time to get myself in a good space to then get back on the road. The reality is, some things take time. The situation I am in is progressing towards a positive resolve but as I don’t know when that will be…”

He also emphasised that this does not mean the end of the band, and their UK headline tour in December will still be going ahead, due to Frank’s determination to not “flatline the career I love”.

Read the full statement below. Wishing you all the best, Frank.

When life handed her lemons, Beyoncé made lemonade… 

Unfortunately for me, I’m not quite sure what life has handed me just yet. 

Having cancelled four weeks of touring in Europe to focus on figuring out some problems in my life, I had hoped that it would be sufficient enough time to get myself in a good space to then get back on the road. 

The reality is, some things take time. The situation I am in is progressing towards a positive resolve but as I don’t know when that will be, regrettably we are going to have to CANCEL OUR SHOWS IN NORTH AMERICA in October so that I can spend my time here with my family to make sure that progress is made. 

America, Mexico… we love you and I assure you this was not a light decision to take. We will be back next year with full force I promise.

THIS IS NOT THE END OF RATTLESNAKES. Nor is it the end of me. I need some time, and so I am taking that time. I will continue to write and paint and tattoo and do all the things that I love while pursuing positive resolutions to some of the problems i am experiencing.

Tour is a beautiful, powerful outlet for artists like myself, it is also a time capsule. An alternate reality that you can only truly begin to understand when you exist inside it… and the very existence of it means you hit pause on all other realities when you are on the road. Sadly I have hit pause too many times on real life and now I am having to face the results of those decisions.

So for now, it is time to pause touring and allow myself the time to figure out what is happening in the real world I occupy with my family.

WE WILL DEFINITELY BE TOURING THE UK IN DECEMBER. For as much as I can’t put a deadline on fixing my problems, I don’t want to flatline the career that I love either.

I promise that from all of this chaos, a stronger, healthier, happier version of Rattlesnakes will emerge and we will then resume our plans of total world domination.

Thank you for your patience. I love you all.

WE REGRET TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR IS CANCELLED. STATEMENT BELOW: When life handed her lemons, Beyoncé made lemonade… Unfortunately for me, I'm not quite sure what life has handed me just yet. Having cancelled four weeks of touring in Europe to focus on figuring out some problems in my life, I had hoped that it would be sufficient enough time to get myself in a good space to then get back on the road. The reality is, some things take time. The situation I am in is progressing towards a positive resolve but as I don't know when that will be, regrettably we are going to have to CANCEL OUR SHOWS IN NORTH AMERICA in October so that I can spend my time here with my family to make sure that progress is made. America, Mexico... we love you and I assure you this was not a light decision to take. We will be back next year with full force I promise. THIS IS NOT THE END OF RATTLESNAKES. Nor is it the end of me. I need some time, and so I am taking that time. I will continue to write and paint and tattoo and do all the things that I love while pursuing positive resolutions to some of the problems i am experiencing. Tour is a beautiful, powerful outlet for artists like myself, it is also a time capsule. An alternate reality that you can only truly begin to understand when you exist inside it... and the very existence of it means you hit pause on all other realities when you are on the road. Sadly I have hit pause too many times on real life and now I am having to face the results of those decisions. So for now, it is time to pause touring and allow myself the time to figure out what is happening in the real world I occupy with my family. WE WILL DEFINITELY BE TOURING THE UK IN DECEMBER. For as much as I can't put a deadline on fixing my problems, I don't want to flatline the career that I love either. I promise that from all of this chaos, a stronger, healthier, happier version of Rattlesnakes will emerge and we will then resume our plans of total world domination. Thank you for your patience. I love you all.

A post shared by Frank Carter (@frankcarter23) on

Catch Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes in the UK this December.

Frank Carter Uk Tour

And listen to Modern Ruin below, just because.

Posted on October 4th 2017, 9:44am
Read More
Watch This Right Now
Kerrang! Tour 2017
Watch This Right Now
Black Metal Murder!