The Calling Guitarist In Electrocution Scare
The Calling guitarist Aaron Kamin suffered a severe electrical shock yesterday (April 4) during soundcheck for a concert in Bangkok. Kamin was rushed to a local hospital and was released after being tThe Calling guitarist Aaron Kamin suffered a severe electrical shock yesterday (April 4) during soundcheck for a concert in Bangkok. Kamin was rushed to a local hospital and was released after being treated for burns to the hands. The guitarist is expected to make a full recovery, but last night's show was canceled. The Calling hopes to return to Bangkok to play a make-up date.
The group is touring internationally in support of its RCA debut, "Camino Palmero," which is No. 91 in is 22nd week on The Billboard 200 and has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for U.S. shipments of 500,000 units. The single "Wherever You Will Go" is in its 17th week at No. 1 on Billboard's Adult Top 40 Chart and is also No. 10 on the Hot 100.
Amid a sprinkling of upcoming dates, the Calling will join Sugar Ray and Pat Benatar for the "Bringin' It Home" Benefit for Orangewood's Kids, set for May 11 at the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, Calif. Details of a more extensive summer tour are not yet finalized.
Here are The Calling's tour dates:
April 9: Melbourne (Prince of Wales)
April 11: Sydney (Metro)
April 24: Cologne, Germany (Stadtgarten)
May 11: Anaheim, Calif. (Arrowhead Pond, w/ Sugar Ray, Pat Benatar)
May 25: Norfolk, Va. (NorVa)
May 28: Cleveland (Peabody's Down Under)