Bob Weir is "rested, refreshed and ready to rock" according to the Dead's <A HREF="http://www.thedead.net" TARGET="new">official Web site</A>, and the guitarist/vocalist has slated a 2005 tour with hi

Bob Weir is "rested, refreshed and ready to rock" according to the Dead's official Web site, and the guitarist/vocalist has slated a 2005 tour with his side project Ratdog.

On the eve of a planned fall tour, Weir scotched the outing, admitting he had "reached a point of complete physical exhaustion."

At deadline, the Ratdog Web site lists 29 dates with a promise of more to come. The dates kick off Feb. 4 in Anaheim, Calif., and include two-night stands at Verona, N.Y.'s Turning Stone Casino, New York's Beacon Theatre (with Little Feat) and Washington, D.C.'s 930 Club.

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