NewsMay 25, 2010 12:27 PM ET6,307 views

Mastodon cancels European tour

Official press release: Mastodon regret to inform their fans that their upcoming Summer tour of Europe originally set to begin June 5 in Germany and ending July 3 in Finland has been cancelled. Guitarist Bill Kelliher, who has been diagnosed with Pancreatitis, has been advised by doctors to continue further medical treatment. Bill's medical team are optimistic and expect a full recovery in the weeks ahead as the band looks forward to being part of BlackDiamondSkye, also featuring Alice In Chains, Deftones, slated to begin Sept. 16, in Chicago.

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ted_nuge 5/25/2010 9:29:56 AM

bummer....but I live in NY....so no care


DaviexDues 5/25/2010 9:31:55 AM

bloaks with feaux hawk/mullets mourn


fuckthisband 5/25/2010 10:27:22 AM

How will Europeans get to sleep now?


hardware 5/25/2010 11:34:14 AM

Terrible band, but I wish that dude a healthy recovery.


fukuimdrunk 5/25/2010 12:03:36 PM

this sucks. I hope bill has a speedy recovery he is an awesome dude.


423noise 5/25/2010 12:19:00 PM

why the fck are they touring with Alice in Chains??


twat_waffle 5/25/2010 12:25:16 PM

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$


TZAZ2507 5/25/2010 12:26:13 PM

i think their breakup is comin soon idk why


JustinBrannan 5/25/2010 1:14:30 PM

Pancreatitis split 7'' on Art Monk coming soon


brend00m 5/25/2010 2:17:59 PM

Five internet bucks says this has something to do with Brent Hinds being a prima donna


LoydChristmas 5/25/2010 3:30:20 PM

AYYYYYYY how ya mom n em?!


xmusicislifex 5/25/2010 3:57:58 PM

He's actually an jerk...people who say he is a good dude have obviously never met him...i hope he is in diapers


xDevastator 5/25/2010 5:05:52 PM

Alcoholism will do this to you.


badaxe 5/25/2010 5:35:57 PM

Damn it, Bill. If you'd just limit your post-show activities to a six pack and a teener, you wouldn't be in this position.


ToiletFleet 5/25/2010 6:22:45 PM

Cancelling their tour in honor of Slipknot's bassist.


imcoolyournot 5/26/2010 3:43:33 AM

alcoholisim will do that to ya. Pancreatitis fckING SUCKS!! can't eat or drink anything, crippling pain that doesnt go away, he could be sick for months


imcoolyournot 5/26/2010 3:45:48 AM

btw there is absolutely no fcking way I'm missing that AIC, Deftones, Mastodon tour!! Red Rocks here I come.... and I'll be a newly married man too.


Godfatherofsoul 5/27/2010 2:16:44 PM

423noise 5/25/2010 12:19:00 PM why the fck are they touring with Alice in Chains?? You didn't hear? Creed changed their name to Mastodon.





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