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Travis Barker’s tonsils halt Blink 182 tour

By | Published on Friday 11 May 2012

Blin 182

Whilst the news that Blink 182 have had to cancel part of their US/Canadian tour might not directly concern all you Britain-based Blink lovers, the reason behind said cancellations – namely that Blink sticksman Travis Barker has had to have his tonsils taken out – not only will, but should.

A statement issued on behalf of the band, who have now rescheduled several of the dates, reads: “The members of Blink 182 have announced today the cancellation of all their May 2012 tour dates due to a medical emergency. Blink 182’s drummer, Travis arker, required an urgent tonsillectomy with a recovery period expected to extend beyond the scheduled tour dates”.

It’s not yet known whether Blink’s UK shows, the first of which falls on 7 Jun at the Birmingham NIA, will be affected by all this, but you can keep up with any developments via the band’s official website.