Have Problems With The US Authorities
Recently, the Tour of WATAIN is started together with MORBID ANGEL in the United States. However, the force must. now without founding member and guitarist Pelle Martin Forsberg commented out, the entry into the country was denied As a result of this short-term development of the Band now as a Quartet (vocalist Erik Danielsson takes over the Bass, extrabudgetary Bassist Alvaro Lillo for the guitar) and has missed also your first Show in Houston, Texas.
The Band has commented extensively on the matter on Facebook, wherein you Express your displeasure about the Situation and also dealing with them clear expression: "At the time of his entry into the States last week, was Pelle not take into custody, locked in a cell and during a whole night long so, all of this is just calling to him to finally be granted a work visa – which he has previously received five Times already – and to declare invalid. Subsequently, he was deported to Mexico, where he stayed before the Tour.“
The reasons for this expulsion are not a loud Band, especially in the investigation of the cell phones of guitarists, many private photos are in connection with motorcycles, Satanism, Black Metal and other things – what is the Statement to all illegal.
Apparently, this study has also drawn suspicion on the rest of the Band, which was also problems with the entry exposed, which is why a lawyer had to handle things. The costs incurred are very high, so that the Band was pleased with any purchase of Merch on the Tour. The detailed Statement you can here read.