LYNYRD SKYNYRD Guitarist Hospitalized; This Weekend's Hard Rock Biloxi Shows Cancelled

February 14, 2013, a year ago

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Guitarist Gary Rossington of US southern rock band LYNYRD SKYNYRD has been hospitalized, forcing the band to cancel this weekends live shows.
A message reads: "Skynyrd Nation, regrettably, our shows at the Hard Rock Biloxi this weekend on February 15th and 16th have been cancelled. Gary Rossington has been hospitalized in Wyoming with an abdominal infection. We are awaiting further tests and treatment, once we receive information on Gary’s status we will release additional information. Thank you for your understanding and support." This year, the third annual Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville expands to two days - April 27th and 28th - at Jacksonville’s scenic Metropolitan Park along the beautiful St. Johns River.
The region’s biggest rock event will feature headlining performances from ALICE IN CHAINS and LIMP BIZKIT (marking the band’s first hometown show in over a decade), as well as Jacksonville legends Lynyrd Skynyrd. The power-packed lineup for Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville also includes: 3 DOORS DOWN, SHINEDOWN, STONE SOUR, THREE DAYS GRACE, PAPA ROACH, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, HALESTORM, BUCKCHERRY, HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD, SKILLET, ALL THAT REMAINS, DEVICE (featuring David Draiman from DISTURBED), ASKING ALEXANDRIA, ESCAPE THE FATE, FILTER, IN THIS MOMENT, STEEL PANTHER, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, POP EVIL, OTHERWISE, SAVING ABEL, NONPOINT, RED, YOUNG GUNS, THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH, GEMINI SYNDROME, GIRL ON FIRE, and more.
Tickets are on sale now at WelcomeToRockvilleFestival.com, all Ticketmaster locations and select Metro PCS stores. Two-day General Admission tickets are just $99.50 plus service fees and single day General Admission tickets are $54.50 plus service fees. A limited number of two-day VIP tickets and hotel packages is also be available. For full details, visit this location. Lynyrd Skynyrd recently released the lyric video for the track ‘Good Teacher’, from their latest album, Last Of A Dyin' Breed'. Check it out below: The band previoulsy released the music video for the track 'Homegrown', seen below: Last Of A Dyin' Breed debuted at #14 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart upon it's release, the highest charting for a Skynyrd album since 1977.

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