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Eagles of Death Metal Cancels Remaining European Tour Dates

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Eagles Of Death Metal perform at Tonhalle on Feb. 18, 2016 in Munich, Germany.

The Eagles of Death Metal had previously rescheduled European tour dates but a recent statement from the band indicates that “EODM will be cancelling the last eight shows of their current European run.”

The Eagles of Death Metal had kicked off their rescheduled tour earlier in February (Feb. 13), but due to an hand injury of frontman Jesse Hughes, they’ll have to cancel the last eight shows of their European tour. The following festival dates and dates in North American are likely still on. 

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Read the full statement below, via Pitchfork.

Eagles of Death Metal has regrettably been forced to cancel the remainder of their European tour due to founder Jesse Hughes tearing a tendon in his finger. Hughes has tried to play through the injury during the current tour, but doctors have advised that the only way to properly heal it is to stop playing now, or risk further injury and having to cancel several weeks worth of shows. Said Hughes: “I’m devastated that we cannot continue what has been a life-changing return to Europe, but I need to get repaired so we can continue to play rock music around this beautiful world, including coming back to Europe even stronger in the summer.” EODM will be cancelling the last eight shows of their current European run.

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