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Persefone Removed from ProgPower USA XVI Roster

Discussion in 'ProgPower USA' started by Harvester, Aug 8, 2015.

  1. Diamond45

    Diamond45 Terminate Bad Music

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    I'm so sorry that you have to yet again have to get a replacement band on such short notice! As was mentioned before, we know you can't get that money back that you've already spent on these bands. Hoping this is the last one you have to deal with this year!
     
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    I know about the Prog element but they are fast, loud and HEAVY!;)

    Its a shame you guys cant see them live. FUCKING GREAT live act and funny dudes.
    I recall meeting them at the PPM Fest in Belgium(2014). My main reason to attend that festival was Persefone.
    After the show I met them at the merch stand and after telling them that I travel from Brazil to attent their gig, Carlos asked me to take a photo with him. He wanted to show his mother that someone was willing to travel to see a live show from Persefone.

    It is our loss.
     
  3. AMBR

    AMBR Metal Grandma

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    Sigh. We love you, Glenn. Tough stuff, but you've always done right by us. Know you'll do the best you can.
     
  4. lane_miller

    lane_miller Space Ghost

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    Glenn - sorry man. I hate that you and Jen work so hard to make the festival a success, and then you have to put up with BS like like this.

    This our US tax dollars at work. You could never run a business with this total lack of effectiveness and lack of any idea of customer service. Companies and jobs go out of existence when they perform like this.
     
  5. jem777az

    jem777az Bozzman

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    Jesus what a tough year! Hang in there Glenn, sorry you have to deal with this B.S. Thanks for all you do, I'm sure you'll exceed expectations with a replacement.
     
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    Damn bro! So sorry for all the cancellations. it's already hard enough to put his together, I hate seeing you go through so much extra crap. I just want to say thanks once again for all you do.
     
  7. DigitalMan

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    So sorry you're going through this again Glenn. As much as it sucks for us (and this was one of my top bands), I know it sucks 100x more for you and the band. Thanks for putting up with the crap like this and always making it an incredible show, despite things like this happening.

    Guy
     
  8. LuvMyProg

    LuvMyProg Member

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    Can rarely make reference to Government and efficiency in the same breath... it is the same all over wherever one goes...completely uncontrollable circumstances from your standpoint Glenn... Nothing to do but Improvise, Adapt and Overcome! best wishes in selecting another replacement... the Fest will still Rule!
     
  9. VenomGA

    VenomGA At War With Stan

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    this really does suck...another band I was really looking forward to having to cancel thanks to the bureaucratic red tape of the present administration. I do have every confidence Glenn will come up with a quality replacement. Just sucks this keeps happening to the festival and Glenn this year.
     
  10. Troy the nomad

    Troy the nomad Actually I've resettled

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    It's getting easy to understand why you would consider calling it quits.
     
  11. TlalocFJCV

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    Prog Power Fest for me is my personal vacation every year, for me it really does not matter wich bands show up, some of my faves have played at PP but that I really enjoy is the friendly enviroment of all of you, I can get near the stage and see a band that I really like performing without being worried that a dude jump on my back or throws some shit to me, as somebody said shit happens, Morgana Lefay was a big loss for me but as the great environment of the fest is there, the FEST MUST GO ON, this year FALCONER is the band I really want to see, but even if FALCONER had not been announced last year as part of the 2015 roster, I would be at PP XVI .anyway.

    My full support for GLEN and his Team, turn the page and move on,

    SEE YA AT PP

    By the way Glen, I'm getting you a tequila bottle this year too.

    FRANCISCO CARRASCO, a metal fan from Mexico.
     
  12. Formerly known as Chris F5

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    meh,I should see if I can get Joel to comp you and Jen for Paradise Challenge in Hedo(where me and my friend are headed sunday the 13th..)for a week..y'all deserve it

    I will be more than willing to share the bottle of st aarten banana rum me and Britt will be consuming that sat night after the fest with ya
     
  13. Metal66

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    I think one of the bands playing this year need to play Rush's Working Man for Glenn.Does this guy work hard for all of us to have a great festival
     
  14. Mardoch

    Mardoch Defender of the Universe

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    Fuck. AG and Persefone were two that I was most looking forward to. This is just extremely non-optimal.

    That said I'm going to look at it this way. I did not know of Persefone before their announcement, and now I love them. Prog for prog, as it goes. Maybe we'll get something equally stunning that no one sees coming. Or maybe we just give the crew a bit more breathing room? (I know that makes ticketholders feel shorted, but I can live with it)
     
  15. SkiBumMSP

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    This royally sucks. Yet another shit sandwich courtesy of the fine folks at the USCIS. As others already said, you are doing the best you can giving the crappy situation you are being put in. I am looking forward and will be curious what the replacement is going to be. I guess some days, you are the dog and then on some days, you are hydrant.
     
  16. lady_space

    lady_space Porno kitty

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    People, write your Congress critters. Seriously. Don't rant & rave, but most of you can certainly make a cogent argument that the entire visa process *particularly* for artists is overly complex and unwieldy.

    Not that it did a damn bit of good when I did so after my own personal challenges with USCIS, but maybe, eventually, if enough people point out the inadequacies of the system, it'll get some attention.

    Bwahahahahahaha... who am I kidding?? :p

    But seriously, anyway, why not? You can send most of them an e-mail and it doesn't take that long.

    Shaye
     
  17. Prog_Muse

    Prog_Muse Ëana Novía

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    So far, every band that has had to bow out has been replaced with a kickass substitute. I'm not going to cry into my beer any more - I'm excited to see who takes the spot.
    Dammit, Glenn... I'm sorry, yo. You don't need any more gray hairs than the ones I've likely given you!
     
  18. J-Dubya 777

    J-Dubya 777 It NEVER ends

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    I know it's gonna hurt, and you won't like it, but I think there's another rabbit wedged up there, that needs pulling out....I have faith! :Smokedev:
     
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    Pretty sure Glen will forget about all this when he starts crying like a baby during Anathema's set
     
  20. Bryant

    Bryant Mr. Sleepy

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    That sucks ! However, I know Glenn will find a great replacement. He always does.
     

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