Thursday, May 27, 2010

Mastodon Cancels European Tour

Mastodon has been forced to cancel their summer European tour due to a illness in the band. The band will return to the stage on September 16 in Chicago for the opening night of BLACKDIAMONDSKYE, which features Alice in Chains, Deftones & Mastodon. The band issued the following statement regarding the cancellation of their European tour.
MASTODON regret to inform their fans that their upcoming Summer tour of Europe originally set to begin June 5, in Germany and ending July 3, in Finland has been cancelled. Guitarist Bill Kelliher who has been diagnosed with Pancreatitis has been advised by doctors to continue further medical treatment. Bill’s medical team are optimistic and expect a full recovery in the weeks ahead as the band looks forward to being part of BlackDiamondSkye also featuring Alice In Chains, Deftones, slated to begin Sep. 16, in Chicago.

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