2008 – VanHalen on Hold… Metal Underground reports: After postponing a handful of dates last week in order for guitarist Eddie Van Halen to undergo tests for an unspecified medical condition, Van Halen is postponing all tour activity until April 19. Seventeen shows are affected, beginning tomorrow night (March 11) in Charlottesville, Va., and […]
2003 – David Bowie postpones the Atlantic City, N.J start of the North American leg of his A Reality tour after contracting the flu.
2003 – UK/USA alt.duo The Kills postpone their British tour due to exhaustion.
2003 – Ozzy Osbourne seeks treatment for Parkinson’s Disease-like tremors and postpones a fall European tour, The veteran rock artist says in a statement, “I have been in Boston for the last three weeks, having medical tests for a tremor which has become markedly worse over the last two years.”
2003 – Jewel postpones her North American tour after longtime bassist Termome ‘T-Bone’ Hannon dies from a stroke aged 39.
2003 – Olivia Newton-John postpones her American tour to be with her dying 92-year-old mother in Australia.
2003 – Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera postpone several dates of their Justified & Stripped tour after a lighting grid breaks before their Atlantic City, N.J., stop.
2003 – The Rolling Stones are forced to postpone a gig in Benidorm, Spain after 60-year-old Mick Jagger contracts laryngitis.
2003 – The Los Angeles All Tomorrow’s Parties festival is postponed due to sluggish ticket sales. Curated by Simpsons creator Matt Groening, the line-up was due to feature Nick Cave, Patti Smith, the Breeders, Yo La Tengo and grumpy old men The Fall.
2003 – Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington is hospitalized in L.A. for “severe back and abdominal pains,” according to a statement from the band. Due to his condition, 12 European tour dates are postponed.
2002 – Oasis is forced to postpone its remaining two German tour dates when frontman Liam Gallagher sustains injuries to his mouth and teeth in a Munich hotel brawl.