The Scoop: Linkin Park have cancelled the remaining dates of the Hunting Party Tour with Rise Against and Of Mice & Men.
The Spin: The band have ultimately decided to take this time off following a rather serious leg injury to frontman Chester Bennington. You can read a statement from Linkin Park’s publicist below:
LINKIN PARK CANCELS THE HUNTING PARTY TOUR DUE TO INJURY
LOS ANGELES, CA (January 20, 2015) Linkin Park regret to inform their fans they must cancel the remaining dates of The Hunting Party tour through February 14th, due to a leg injury of lead vocalist Chester Bennington. The injury requires immediate medical attention making it physically impossible for Bennington to perform. Chester says, “I’m really disappointed this injury has made it impossible to continue with this tour. The first couple of shows were just magical. We will truly miss not being with our fans for the next few weeks. Hope to see you again soon.”
Fans can seek refunds at point of purchase.
The Question: Are you as bummed as we are? Do you think we’ll still see Rise Against and Of Mice & Men in the coming weeks? Let us know in the comments below!