Motorhead Forced to 'Pull Out' of Remaining Festival
Motorhead have been forced to cancel the final 8 dates of their
summer European festival tour following orders from frontman
The bassist recently suffered a haematoma (where blood collects
outside of a blood vessel) which subsequently forced Motorhead to
cancel a trio of earlier dates, this followed the news that Lemmy
had fitted with a defibrillator due to ongoing heart problems.
"Things are improving with Lemmy, but the doctors in Berlin
are recommending that he rests for another couple of weeks,"
drummer Mikkey Dee told Swedish newspaper GT.se.
"We can't keep canceling show after show, it's too costly.
Therefore we unfortunately have to cancel the entire
Dee also added that an official announcement regarding Lemmy's
health will be made.
"We're really sorry, but we're not cancelling because of a
cold and this is something we've put a lot of thought
Motorhead are scheduled to release their 21st studio album
'Aftershock' later this year.
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