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Breaking: DevilDriver Tour Cancelled Due To Frontman's Pneumonia

May 2nd 2012 | 12:46pm | Scott Fitzsimons
DevilDriver have cancelled their upcoming Australian tour, slated to start Friday in Brisbane, after frontman Dez Fafara was come down with pneumonia. Six Feet Under and Darkest Hour were to support.

The news was broken via Twitter by Soundwave boss AJ Maddah who posted, "Guys, Dez is incredibly sick with pneumonia and sadly we have had to cancel the Devil Driver tour."

A statement from Fafara reads, “I've NEVER cancelled a tour before. EVER... I have Pneumonia and I'm restricted from flying for at least 2 weeks. So unfortunately we have to cancel our Australian tour.

"I respectfully apologise to all our Australian fans, Six Feet Under; Darkest Hour and the folks at SW touring who worked so hard to put this tour together. Thank you for your support. We'll make it up to you on the next tour.”

No new dates have been announced and refunds are now being issued from point of purchase.

The band had intended to visit the following venues:

Friday 4 May - The Tivoli, Brisbane (cancelled)
Saturday 5 May - THe Hi-Fi, Sydney (cancelled)
Sunday 6 May - Billboard, Melbourne (cancelled)
Monday 7 May - Fowlers Live, Adelaide (cancelled)
Wednesday 9 May - Capitol, Perth (cancelled)

 

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Dates

Friday 5th September

DevilDriver + Whitechapel

The Hi-Fi, West End

Saturday 6th September

DevilDriver + Whitechapel

The Hi-Fi, Moore Park

Sunday 7th September

DevilDriver + Whitechapel

170 Russell, Melbourne

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