Hey! Hello! postpone UK tour as Ginger diagnosed with acute depression

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Hey! Hello! have announced that they are postponing their December UK tour dates following frontman Ginger’s diagnosis of acute depression.

The band have offered their sincere apologies to all and confirmed that they are re-booking the shows for 2016.

In an official statement Ginger writes:

“Gutted to have to postpone the Hey! Hello! tour, but the band have been super supportive and I’m very proud to be part of this beautiful bunch.

I’m gutted to miss seeing Dirt Box Disco play too, as they’ve recently become my favourite band and I hope they’ll join us for the rescheduled dates in 2016.

But mostly I’ve been blown away by the fans response. I’m very lucky to have such supportive people in my life. Thank you for being so kind with your concern.

We’ll get this beat, and I’ll see you next year when I feel better.

Have a cool yule, y’all.

Gx”

The postponed London show at the O2 Forum Kentish Town on December 17th has already been rescheduled as “The Ginger Wildheart Show” at the same venue on April 1st 2016. The other affected dates are as follows:

Dec 10th: York, Fibbers
Dec 11th: Stockton, Georgian Theatre
Dec 12th: Sheffield, Corporation
Dec 13th: Edinburgh, Electric Circus
Dec 14th: Stoke, Sugarmill

Wishing Ginger the very best as he kicks the proverbial black dog in the butt… \m/

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Rival Sons forced to stop Norwich show after 2 songs

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Rival Sons were last night forced to stop the final show of their UK tour after just two songs.

Frontman Jay Buchanan, who had been feeling ill all day, told his bandmates that he was unable to continue with the show at the University of East Anglia in Norwich.

Guitarist Scott Holiday says: “We couldn’t be more disappointed – it’s the first time we’ve ever had to do this. We offer our extreme apologies.

“Jay was at an extreme deficit; just not well. He was completely unable to continue, or we would have. All we can say is we’re already working on making it up to you, Norwich.”

Rival Sons have been touring with Blues Pills in support of their latest album Great Western Valkyrie. They are scheduled to release new single “Good Things” next month and are set to return to the UK in March.

The band’s confirmed Spring tour dates are:

Mar 28th: Leeds Academy
Mar 29th: Liverpool Academy
Mar 30th: Glasgow Academy
Apr 01st: London Roundhouse
Apr 03rd: Nottingham Rock City
Apr 04th: Southampton Guildhall

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The Who postpone final two shows of 2014

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The Who have postponed their final two UK tour dates after vocalist Roger Daltrey was ordered to rest his voice.

The shows were due to have taken place tonight (Wednesday 17th Dec) and tomorrow (Thursday 18th Dec) at London’s O2 Arena. They now won’t happen until March 22nd and 23rd of next year.

Said a spokesman in a statement: “On medical advice, Roger has been ordered to rest due to a throat infection. The band and management wish to apologise to all ticket-holders for the inconvenience and disappointment.”

The band are on the road marking The Who’s 50th anniversary. Daltrey recently described the tour as “the beginning of the long goodbye.”

Following the re-scheduled dates The Who will play at the 2015 British Summertime Festival in Hyde Park, bringing their current tour cycle to a close. It is a rumoured that a new album is in the works.

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Fearless Vampire Killers postpone 2015 UK tour

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Fearless Vampire Killers have postponed their UK tour that had been scheduled for February 2015.

The band made the announcement via their official Facebook page with a statement reading:

“We’re really super sorry for any inconvenience caused however we are going to have to postpone our UK headline dates arranged for this February. The dates WILL be rescheduled for early 2015 and you have our word that we will get details of those rescheduled dates to you ASAP. All tickets that have already been purchased will still be valid, so please hold on to them and your confirmations! We will be hitting all of the same cities/regions, so no worries there either. If for whatever reason you can’t make the rescheduled date, refunds are available from the point of purchase.

“If any of you guys have any more questions just hit us up on here or Twitter and we will do our best to answer. We know this can be a massive ball ache for some of you but we hope we’ve given you enough time to make any arrangements.

“For those who might not want to wait that long we have a really cool announcement coming to you very shortly (early next week). So stay tuned for that!

“Please share this post and make sure everyone is informed.

“All our love and thanks for understanding… all will become clear soon!”

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Metal All Stars postpone European tour

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The Metal All Stars supergroup have postponed their European tour.

The group, consisting of renowned rock musicians Zakk Wylde, Joey Belladonna, Chuck Billy, Geoff Tate, Carmine Appice, Cronos and others, were due to being their 19 date tour in Bochum, Germany on the 28th November. The shows now won’t happen until Spring of 2015 owing to scheduling conflicts.

The group said in a statement: In a statement, the group say: “New tour dates in these cities will be announced shortly. Due to this unfortunate delay, we will be adding additional headline artists to make the new lineup even more metal for 2015.

“Current ticket holders and purchasers of VIP Meet & Greet packages will have their tickets honoured for the new dates. More official information will follow and be available online at www.metalallstars.com and at your local ticketing source.”

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