Nickelback cancels North American tour due to medical emergency

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DERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa.–Nickleback was forced to cancel all of the remaining dates of the 2015 No Fixed Address North American tour, which included a stop at Hersheypark Stadium on Aug. 8.

Lead vocalist Chad Kroeger was diagnosed with an operable cyst on his voice box, according to a news release. Kroger will undergo surgery in three weeks, following vocal rest ordered by doctors.

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“I am sorry I have to interrupt the party this summer and I am definitely not thrilled with the prospect of being silent for many weeks to come when I could be out there playing for our fans,” shared Chad Kroeger in a news release. “I am relying on my doctor and his team to help get my voice back in good form as quickly as possible.”

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Kroeger’s medical team anticipates a full recovery. The No Fixed Address tour will resume with their previously scheduled European run, in Helsinki, Finland on Sept. 30, according to the band’s website. Nickelback is expected to return to North America in 2016.


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