NEWS: Sum 41 cancel Paris show; explosive device detonates near venue!

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Though expected to perform an intimate show at Les Étoiles in Paris this evening, Sum 41 have understandably have cancelled their show after an explosive device was discovered near the venue.

According to a statement issued by the band regarding the incident, the explosive device was detonated just outside of the venue’s doors, though thankfully there have been no reported injuries.

You can read the band’s full statement on what has happened below.

“During load in for tonight’s performance in Paris, an explosive device was detonated just outside of the venue door. Band, crew, the fans in line are all safe, and there were no injuries. Due to the intimate nature of our ‘Personal Space’ performances, we are unable to guarantee the safety of the fans in attendance. We are deeply saddened to announce that tonight’s show has been canceled. More information to follow.”

At the time of writing, it’s uncertain as to how or why the device was placed here, who placed it there, or the motivation.

Ticket holders can claim a refund by contacting Live Nation at the point of purchase.