Ex-Darkness drummer forced to pull shows

Stone Gods, featuring ex-members of The Darkness, including drummer Ed Graham just announced they will be postponing the first three dates of their UK tour, which was to begin tonight, due to an emergency health issue concerning Graham.

The shows affected are Liverpool (June 10th), Cardiff (June 11th) & Bristol (June 12th).

A statement from the band posted this afternoon on their website (www.stonegods.co.uk), reads:

"We are really sorry to have to do this, but Ed is just not able to play drums at the moment. We apologise for any inconvenience that this might cause. As soon as we have the rescheduled dates we will post them via newsletter, myspace and website. Stay tuned for further info. Love SG"

The rest of their UK tour is to be unaffected, so catch the guys at one of the following:

13 Donington Download
14 Isle of Wight Festival
16 Oxford Academy
17 Northampton Roadmender
18 Brighton Concorde II
19 London Islington Academy
21 Birmingham Academy II
22 Newcastle Academy II
23 Glasgow King Tuts
24 Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire
26 Dundee Doghouse
27 Manchester Academy III
28 Stoke Sugarmill
29 Norwich Waterfront

Chris Barnes

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