Just over a week before the start, legendary gothic and post-punk rock band Bauhaus have canceled all of their upcoming North American tour dates due to vocalist Peter Murphy entering rehab for medical reasons. not specified.
“It is with the greatest regret that Bauhaus performances in North America have been canceled for the remainder of the year,” the band said in a statement. “After a series of critically acclaimed reunion shows across continents, Peter Murphy will enter a rehabilitation center to tend to his health and well-being. Please contact your point of sale regarding ticket refunds.
No other details about Murphy’s condition or why he started treatment have been released.
The next set of tour dates were scheduled to begin Sept. 6 in Toronto and end Sept. 29 in Los Angeles at the Greek Theater.
This is the second interruption of North American tour dates for the group “Bela Lugosi’s Dead”; in May, they postponed several dates of a US spring tour due to an “unforeseen medical issue”.
The Bauhaus formed in 1978 in Northampton, England, and broke up in 1983. Peter Murphy embarked on a solo career while the other three members – Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins and David J – continued to form the group Love and Rockets with other solos. projects. The band reunited in 1998 and embarked on several more reunion tours.