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Apocalyptica Postpones North American Tour Dates

HELSINKI, Finland (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) – Apocalyptica, scheduled to begin their North American tour this week, has rescheduled due to illness of the band’s cellist Perttu Kivilaakso. The band now plans to come stateside to begin their tour in March 2011.

Quoted from the band’s website:

“We wanted to let you know that sadly we are having to reschedule the current run of US dates to the beginning of March 2011. This is due to issues with Perttu's health; we have taken the advice of several doctors before making this decision. We are working on all details and more information for you right now, and of course we will keep you fully informed! We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our fans and look forward to returning to health and touring in 2011.”

Although bummed about the band’s postponement fans wished Perttu’s good health on their website. – Melissa Kohn