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Excessive cancel forthcoming M3 Rock Pageant look attributable to Nuno Bettencourt knee harm

Extreme have cancelled their forthcoming appearance at the M3 Rock Festival in Columbia, Maryland – scheduled for this Saturday (May 6) – after their electric guitar player, Nuno Bettencourt, suffered a knee injury in a “rockers vs cruisers” basketball game aboard the recent Monsters of Rock cruise. “I am seriously bummed out that Extreme are unable to perform

Excessive cancel forthcoming M3 Rock Pageant look attributable to Nuno Bettencourt knee harm

Excessive have cancelled their forthcoming look on the M3 Rock Pageant in Columbia, Maryland – scheduled for this Saturday (Might 6) – after their electric guitar participant, Nuno Bettencourt, suffered a knee harm in a “rockers vs cruisers” basketball recreation aboard the current Monsters of Rock cruise. 

“I’m severely bummed out that Excessive are unable to carry out for everybody at M3 Rock Pageant, as we’ve been wanting ahead to the pageant for a number of months,” Bettencourt mentioned in a press release. “We apologize for the inconvenience to followers attending the pageant. I can’t wait to get again on the stage as soon as I’m all mended up.”

After his harm, Bettencourt needed to carry out seated for Excessive’s Might 3 set aboard the cruise, though he still nailed all of his parts – including, yes, the Rise solo.

In a press launch, Excessive famous that they’ll fulfill the remainder of their 2023 reside commitments – a June pageant look in Brazil, and North American, Australian and Japanese excursions this summer season and fall – as scheduled. 

2023 has definitely been an eventful yr for Bettencourt up to now.

Even earlier than he put your entire guitar universe on discover in March with the jaw-dropping fretboard fireworks he contributed to Extreme’s comeback single, Rise, Bettencourt made an look on arguably the world’s greatest live performance stage.

Wielding a particular model of his Washburn N4 signature guitar, Bettencourt brought some hard-rock fire to Rihanna’s acclaimed performance on the Tremendous Bowl halftime present in February as a member of the pop celebrity’s backing band. 

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Rise was the primary preview we acquired from Six, Excessive’s first new LP since 2008’s Saudades de Rock. The track was followed up last month by Banshee and #Rebel, two tracks full of barrelhouse riffs and much more mind-melting solos. And, in response to Bettencourt, there’s loads extra of that to come back on the remainder of Six.

“When Eddie Van Halen handed, it actually hit me,” Bettencourt mentioned in a statement earlier this yr. “I’m not going to be the one who will take the throne, however I felt some duty to maintain guitar enjoying alive. So, you hear a number of hearth on the document [Six].”

To preorder Six, and take a look at Excessive’s 2023 tour itinerary, go to the band’s website.

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