Linkin Park Cancel Festival dates

Chester from pop group Linkin Park has been hospitalised with a stomach ache. After several years playing shows with facial signs of intense constipation, the singer finally cracked, forcing the multi-platinum metallers to cancel a bunch of live dates.

Don’t worry, they don’t affect the UK. Linkin Park are still confirmed to headline Reading and Leeds; as long as the pollen count isn’t too high. In the meantime, amuse yourselves by emailing him good wishes to

A spokesman for their label commented, ‘Chester Bennington was admitted to a Los Angeles area hospital last Friday after an attack of severe back and abdominal pains.’

You can buy tickets for Reading and Leeds here.

These are the cancelled Euro dates:


 07  Rock Am Ring – Nurburg, Germany
 08  Rock Im Park – Nuremberg, Germany
 09  Pinkpop Festival – Holland
 11  Forum, Copenhagen – Denmark
 12  Hultsfred Festival – Sweden
 13  Norwegian Wood Festival –  Oslo, Norway
 15  Berlin Arena –  Germany
 16  T Mobile Arena – Prague, Czech Rep
 18  Bercy Paris, France
 21  Doctor Music Festival – Barcelona, Spain
 22  Estadio La Peineta – Madrid, Spain
 23  Alantico Pavilhao – Lisbon, Portugal