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Black Country Communion singer Glenn Hughes, guitarist Joe Bonamassa, and producer Kevin Shirley have taken to Twitter to discuss their frustrations about the recent announcement and almost immediate cancellation of a one-off show in the U.K., leading to further doubt about the band’s future.

Hughes has stated that he took on a much bigger role with the new album, and shared his frustration about Bonamassa’s solo career curtailing the band’s ability to tour. He also voiced his concerns about the band’s future should things continue as is.

Things came to a head last week when the band announced a one-off performance in England, only to quickly cancel the date right after pre-sale tickets had become available.

Producer Kevin Shirley, who masterminded the formation of the band, stated via Twitter, “I like to leave these things alone, but I feel an apology is in order. When you’re thrown a lifeline, it doesn’t serve you to steal the rope! And tweeting doesn’t make it history, or true. Your call will be answered – please enjoy the music.”

Bonamassa added, “I am very sorry about the Black Country Communion canceled gig. But principle still stands for something in 2012. I’m ready to move on.”

Hughes, meanwhile, re-tweeted Bonamassa’s comment with the addendum, “Me too.” Shortly after the initial cancellation, Hughes tweeted online, “Been a rough week.”

The band’s ‘Afterglow‘ album is due Oct. 30, and Hughes has stated that it will have “darker” lyrical themes with “moments of drama” included. The group just made the song ‘Confessor’ off the disc a free download for fans to check out.

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