3/04/2008

Dates Postponed but Van Halen Tour Goes On

Contradicting rumors that Van Halen's current reunion jaunt across the US would be cancelled due to internal friction, the band is continuing with the second leg of their current tour. However, according to Billboard, last night's show (March 3) at the American Airlines Center in Dallas was postponed and rescheduled for April 24.Three other dates have been postponed while Eddie Van Halen undergoes medical tests: Cincinnati (March 5) is rescheduled for April 22; Raleigh, N.C. (March 7) is rescheduled for April 13; and Baltimore (March 9) is rescheduled for April 15. What we want to know is, why is Eddie undergoing undergoing, as per a band management press release, "a battery of comprehensive medical tests to determine a defined diagnosis and recommended medical procedures"? Has his cancer resurfaced? Is he hitting the bottle too hard? Stay tuned.

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