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Mastodon Cancels European Tour Due To Illness


ATLANTA, GA (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Mastodon announced that they have cancelled their upcoming European summer tour originally set to begin June 5, in Germany and ending July 3, in Finland according to the band’s website.

Guitarist Bill Kelliher was diagnosed with Pancreatitis and 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 Sep. 16, in Chicago,” according to the Mastadon website.

BlackDiamondSkye Tour Dates:
9/16 – Charter One Pavilion at Northerly Island – Chicago, IL
9/17 – DTE Energy Music Theatre – Detroit, MI
9/18 – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre – Toronto, ON
9/20 – Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
9/22 – Agannis Arena – Boston, MA
9/24 – Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
9/28 – Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood – Atlanta, GA
10/1 – Scottrade Center – St. Louis, MO
10/4 – Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Denver, CO
10/7 – General Motors Place – Vancouver, BC
10/8 – Key Arena – Seattle, WA
10/9 – Rose Quarter Memorial Coliseum – Portland, OR
10/15 – Viejas Arena – San Diego, CA
10/16 – The Joint – Las Vegas, NV

–by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers