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Macaulay Culkin's Pizza Underground Gloucester Guildhall gig cancelled

By The Citizen  |  Posted: May 30, 2014

Macauley Calkin with The Pizza Underground

Macaulay Calkin

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Velvet Underground fans will be waiting in vain for the man in Gloucester.

Macaulay Culkin's parody band Pizza Underground has pulled out of a gig at the Guildhall in Gloucester.

In a statement issued tonight Gloucester Guildhall said:

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The Pizza Underground gig scheduled for Wednesday June 4 has been cancelled.

A statement from the band reads:

"REGRETFULLY, THE PIZZA UNDERGROUND HAS HAD TO CANCEL THE UK TOUR DATES.

THE BAND THANKS THE FANS FOR THEIR ENTHUSIASM AND SUPPORT."

All refunds will be processed on Monday.

It is not known if the cancellation is related to the band's reception at earlier gigs.

In Nottingham they were booed off stage.

Calkin, star of the hit Home Alone film series, gave out pizza at his band's gigs which swap famous lyrics for pizza related words.

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  • JemmyWood  |  May 31 2014, 12:52PM

    So nothing to do with them being over hyped and getting abysmal reviews from across the UK of course.......... He may be a star of sorts in the US, here he's just a has been who's had his 15 minutes of fame.

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  • Apothegm_  |  May 31 2014, 12:15PM

    "Velvet Underground fans will be waiting in vain for the man [Macaulay Culkin] in Gloucester." The rotten tomatoes will have to be kept for another day! Who on earth thought it would be a pretty neat idea to "swap famous lyrics for pizza-related words"?

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