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Blink 182 Forced To Cancel US Tour Dates

Thursday, 10 May 2012 Written by Elliott Batte
Blink 182 Forced To Cancel US Tour Dates

Pop-punk superstars Blink 182 have unfortunately had to cancel a range of their US tour dates after drummer Travis Barker was forced to undergo an emergency operation.

Barker, who has fallen ill, is apparently in desperate need of an tonsillectomy, which will keep him and Blink 182 out of the live scene until he’s made his recovery, something which the rest of the band think will ‘extend beyond the scheduled tour dates’.

This means that the band won’t play the remainder of their US tour, which was scheduled to run for another seven shows, and potentially could even affect UK dates – though that is thought to be unlikely at this stage.

The band will only be re-scheduling a handful of the shows, meaning some will be cancelled outright – with Blink saying in a statement: “The band apologises for any inconvenience as a result of these cancelations and thanks their fans for their on-going support.” It’s the second time the band have had to reschedule or cancel tour dates, after they moved some of their shows to give them time to complete their latest album ‘Neighbourhoods’.

If you’re a fan of the band, you’ll be able to catch them on one of their many up and coming UK tour dates. Check the dates and details below to get yourself tickets.

Blink 182 UK & Ireland Tour Dates are as follows:

Thu June 7th 2012 - NIA Birmingham, Birmingham
Fri June 8th 2012 - The O2 Ice Rink, London
Sat June 9th 2012 - The O2 Ice Rink, London
Tue June 12th 2012 - O2 Dublin, Dublin
Wed June 13th 2012 - Odyssey Arena, Belfast
Fri June 15th 2012 - MEN Arena Manchester, Manchester
Sat June 16th 2012 - LG Arena Birmingham, Birmingham
Sun June 17th 2012 - Motorpoint Arena Sheffield, Sheffield
Tue June 19th 2012 - Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle
Wed June 20th 2012 - SECC, Glasgow
Sat July 7th 2012 - BIC, Bournemouth
Sun July 8th 2012 - Eden Sessions, Cornwall
Tue July 10th 2012 - Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, Cardiff
Wed July 11th 2012 - Capital FM Arena Nottingham, Nottingham
Thu July 12th 2012 - Liverpool Echo Arena, Liverpool

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