Megadeth Pulls Out Of Motorhead's Motorboat Cruise, Citing Health Issues

LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — The iconic metal band Megadeth have announced that they have been forced to cancel all upcoming performances for the next 8 weeks due to health issues.

A statement issued by the band about the matter said:

“Due to complications arising from a previous cervical spine surgery, and upon his doctor’s strict recommendations, Dave Mustaine has cancelled all performances for the next 8 weeks. With rest and treatment, he is expected to recover and resume performing soon. The band was looking forward to the concerts and cruise, and is disappointed that they will not be able to see their fans. Megadeth expects to return to the road and will see their fans soon!”

Affected dates include Motorhead's Motorboat cruise line festival. Replacing Megadeth on the Motorboat will be Heavy metal all-star band Metal Allegiance – including Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Chris Broderick. – Staff Writers