Muse cancel European shows after Bellamy breaks foot


Matt Bellamy from Muse

Muse have cancelled three of their European tour dates after front man Matt Bellamy broke two bones in his right foot.

Concerts in Oslo, Stockholm and Malmo are affected.

The tour is expected to continue on 10 December in Helsinki, Finland.

"Muse would like to apologise to all their fans who have tickets to these shows. Refunds will be available from the point of purchase," a statement on their website said.

"We're very sorry to have to announce that Muse's forthcoming shows in Oslo, Stockholm and Malmo have been cancelled as Matt has broken two bones in his foot.

"The band have made the difficult decision to cancel these gigs as they feel that they will not be able to do justice to their live show and the fans who have bought tickets with Matt performing on crutches.

"Matt's progress will be monitored over the next few days, but the remaining dates on the tour are still scheduled to go ahead as planned.

"As soon as we have any news it will be posted on the Muse website, Facebook and Twitter accounts."

Muse are due to play four stadium gigs in the UK next year.

Their latest album, The 2nd Law, has topped the charts in more than 20 countries since its release on 1 October.

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