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Orlando’s Rebel Rock festival canceled

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The Rebel Rock festival, set to take place this weekend in Orlando, Florida, has been canceled due to the rainfall that hit the area this week.

“After this week’s severe weather and despite our crew’s effort to improve the ground conditions around the Main Stage over the last three days, our venue partner has deemed the area unfit for artists, crews, vendors, and fans,” organizers say in a statement. “The amount of water dropped this week simply proved to be too much to clear to provide you a safe festival environment and experience.”

Information regarding refunds is forthcoming.

Prior to the weather issues, Rebel Rock had already been beset by a shuffling lineup. Headliner Limp Bizkit canceled their set amid scrapping all of their 2021 dates for “safety” reasons. Fred Durst and company were replaced by Incubus, who then pulled out themselves on account of “continued complications with COVID-19 in our touring camp.”

Other artists on the Rebel Rock lineup included Rise Against, Machine Gun Kelly, Papa Roach, Volbeat, Five Finger Death Punch and The Used.

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