Charlatans drummer treated for brain tumour
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The Charlatans have confirmed that drummer Jon Brookes is being treated for a brain tumour. The news comes a week after the sticksman collapsed during a gig in the US.
Brookes stopped breathing and was rushed to hospital during the band's Philadelphia show.
A statement from the band said: "The Charlatans' drummer Jon Brookes is currently undergoing treatment in the UK for a brain tumour following the postponement of the remaining dates of Charlatans' North American tour.
"The Charlatans' touring schedule remains unaltered whilst the band arrange for a short term replacement. The band and Jon would like to thank all well wishers for their kind messages of support."