Screeching Weasel gets banned from Disney’s House Of Blues?

screechingweasel1I had to do a double take when I came across this story myself. It’s true Screeching Weasel apparently got banned from The House Of Blues in Orlando (Disney World) for content. Really Disney?! Ben Weasel took to his twitter account and had this to say about the situation:

“House of Blues Orlando is on Disney property, so Disney has to approve all bands. [Screeching Weasel] = rejected. Reason: “content.” Sorry, Floridians. Promoter’s working on another venue. It’s weird. Necromatix & Bad Religion? No problem! SW? Apparently offensive! I’m dangerous! Finally! Also, this means no HOB Anaheim. Honestly I’m kind of tickled. I’m a square, churchgoing father of 2 from the suburbs who golfs & fishes. I assume when I take my kids to Disney World in a few years they won’t ban me from giving them $ for tickets, accommodations & merchandise. I don’t think it has anything to do with politics. Then again I have no idea what it DOES have to do with.”

The band does have some other shows in the works for the near future. Check out their Dying Scene Shows page for details.


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One Comment

  1. cannon
    cannon3/3/2010 4:27 PM | Permalink

    Oooh… didn’t realize they were on tour. Can’t wait for them to hit up LA. HOB is cool but the fact that a couple are on D-Bagland is just ridiculous. OC Weekly’s “Tweets from the Park” is an amazing weekly compilation of D-Land-related Tweets.

    Here’s a taste:
    http://blogs.ocweekly.com/navelgazing/dishney/dishney-tweets-from-the-park-19/

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