Lordi�s concert on May 11th has been cancelled due to scheduling problems, the organizers were informed Thursday night. The 2006 Eurovision Song Contest winners are on a tight schedule, touring Japan before they start rehearsing for their appearance in this year's contest.
Lordi have just left for their tour in Japan and will be backjust in timethe Eurovision final rehearsals. Some extra time is needed for Eurovision related engagements and the band will not have time for the concert on Friday night. Lordi will go on to the United States right after the final to attend the Bamboozle festival.
The concert in Helsinki Ice hall was scheduled for the night between the semi final and final and Udo Dirkschneider was to perform with them. Other performers were Thunderstorm, the runner up in the Finnish selection this year, and Carmen Gray.
Both Lordi and the organizers apologise to all the fans and the tickets will be fully refunded.