Musician Ace Frehley has left fans baffled by pulling out of a U.K. rock festival for the second consecutive year.

The Kiss founding member was due to headline Hard Rock Hell in north Wales in December (12) but has withdrawn from the event, it was announced on Wednesday (24Oct12). No reason has been given for the cancellation.

The Rock And Roll All Night hitmaker also cancelled his performance three days before last year's (11) festival after suffering a wrist industry.

His Saturday night slot will be filled by Californian rock band Ugly Kid Joe, according to