NUCLEAR ASSAULT's booking agent Tammy Taylor has sent the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET:
"I am no longer at Maximus Entertainment due to issues I do not agree with concerning the bands I represent. False statements have been made by Robert Devine at Maximus when I was out of the office and knowing I could not do anything until I returned. He took it upon himself to say that 'he' represented NUCLEAR ASSAULT and others. I am the only agent that represents NUCLEAR ASSAULT and unless I approve these statements they are not allowed. So that being said here is what I have to say... NUCLEAR ASSAULT will not be on [the] Metal Crusaders [tour] due to the fact that was stated by Dan at Thunderdome. Dan at Thunderdome has been great to work with and I have no problems with him whatsoever. I also represent SPEED\KILL/HATE who will be featured on this package and they are really looking forward to seeing their fans.
"I do not think that any of this belongs on Blabbermouth... This is a fan site not a political arena, but I do protect the bands I represent and will not allow false statements to be made about them.
"To all the NUCLEAR ASSAULT fans...please understand and I'm sure you do, when there is a family member you love with health problems...that comes before anything else."
The Metal Crusaders Tour, featuring headliners VADER alongside KATAKLYSM, DESTRUCTION, SPEED\KILL/HATE, GRAVEWORM and THE ABSENCE, is scheduled to kick off May 26 in Montreal, Quebec. A list of confirmed dates can be found at this location.