Sum 41 To Hold Final Tour With A Stop In Malaysia Before Disbanding

In a time when rock-n-roll feels like a fading memory, a beacon of punk-rock, Sum 41, has announced their swansong. The Canadian rock band, an embodiment of the rebellious spirit of the early 2000s, is calling it a day after a glorious 28-year long journey. In their parting gift to the fans, Sum 41 is embarking on a global farewell tour, ‘Sum 41: Tour of the Setting Sum’, and Malaysia has the honour of being one of their stops.

The news dropped like a drumbeat on Instagram by event organizers Hitman Solutions and Happy Moon, sent waves of nostalgia among the band’s avid followers. The tour, coupled with the release of their final album this year, is the band’s fitting farewell to their worldwide fan base that has been with them through thick and thin.

The farewell show is set to rock the Mega Star Arena in Kuala Lumpur on March 5, 2024. The band, known for their pop-punk anthems like In Too Deep, Still Waiting, and Pieces, has been a musical companion to many. They have not just entertained but also shaped the musical inclinations of a whole generation that grew up in the ’80s and ’90s.

For Malaysian fans, the concert holds a special significance. The band, as of now, has only revealed plans for three other concerts in Asia – Japan, Singapore, and Indonesia. Thus, Malaysia will be one of the rare stages where the band will strum their guitars and beat their drums for the last time.

Sum 41’s Tour of the Setting Sum in Malaysia: Venue and ticket prices

When the clock strikes 12 PM on January 17, 2024, tickets will be up for grabs, thanks to Hitman Solutions and Happy Moon. The pricing spectrum for this once-in-a-lifetime event ranges from RM249 to RM349, catering to different seating and standing preferences. The concert on March 5, 2024 at Mega Star Arena in Kuala Lumpur is a promise of a memorable night, a chance to wave goodbye to a band that has been an inseparable part of their fans’ lives for nearly three decades.

Sum 41’s illustrious career, spanning over almost 30 years, has been an enthralling ride on the punk-rock rollercoaster. They have earned a Grammy nomination, bagged two Juno Awards, a Kerrang! Award, and several Alternative Press Music Awards, symbolizing their indelible mark on the music industry.

Ticket prices for the concert in Malaysia are as follows:

Rockzone, free standing: RM249

Cat 2, normal seating: RM299

Cat 1, VIP seating: RM349

Get your tickets on 17 January, 12 PM here.

Dates and venues for Sum 41’s Tour of the Setting Sum 2024 in Asia:

March 1, 2024 – Jakarta, Uptown Park

March 2, 2024 – Yogyakarta, Kridosono Stadium

March 4, 2024 – Singapore, Star Theatre

March 5, 2024 – Kuala Lumpur, Mega Star Arena

March 14, 2024 – Sapporo, Zepp

March 16, 2024 – Tokyo, Punkspring Festival

March 18, 2024 – Yokohama, Zepp

March 19, 2024 – Nagoya, Zepp

March 21, 2024 – Hiroshima, Blue Lives

March 22, 2024 – Fukuoka, Zepp

March 23, 2024 – Osaka, Punkspring Festival

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(Hero and feature images credit: Instagram/ @sum41) 

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