I don't understand why bands put their personal beliefs before their music, they made a commitment to their fans and the area and I'm sure they were disappointed. I guess it's good they stand for something though.
I'm in a band, now even though we aren't even remotely big, our personal beliefs is what makes us the band we are both as people and in our music. As soon as you put those aside in a situation like this you're abandoning that to you and your band. Not trying to call you out or anything. Just how I feel