by Black Bubblegum

Mayhem at Irving Plaza (more by Paul Birman)
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With the end clearly in sight, the Mayhem tour has withered (pun!) away into a solo tour with the defection of Cephalic Carnage, Cattle Decapitation, and Withered from the ranks. Marduk has been AWOL since the start. Our colleague Justina Villanova reports for Metal Injection:

It was a brutal (not in a good way) end to the tour. For the most part, no one got to say goodbye to anyone. It was abrupt and unexpected (that's what she said). Most of all, it painted the final picture of the kind of people Mayhem are.

Yikes. Her side of the story continues here. All affected tour dates are below...

MAYHEM - 2009 TOUR DATES
11-June - Chicago, IL - House Of Blues, USA*
12-June - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's, USA
13-June - Detroit, MI - The Majestic Theater, USA
14-June - Toronto, ON - The Opera House, CANADA
15-June - Montreal, QC - Les Foufounes Electriques, CANADA
* w/ Lair Of The Minotaur