Having recently wrapped up their European tour to celebrate 20 years of their iconic album 'Mezzanine', the trip-hop outfit Massive Attack have announced the forthcoming North American leg of the group's Mezzanine XX1 tour has been postponed "due to illness."
While there are no specifics regarding what illness is keeping the band from embarking on their month-long US outing, Massive Attack has announced that “the shows will be rescheduled for this fall" and "all current tickets will be valid for the new dates." A full announcement regarding the new dates will be made on Thursday, March 14.
“The band are deeply sorry for any inconvenience and are looking forward to bringing the show to the USA and Canada soon,” the statement adds. Despite canceling their forthcoming tour dates, Massive Attack will still play alongside Aphex Twin at Ceremonia Festival in Mexico on April 6.
The original Mezzanine XX1 tour that was supposed to hit cities all over the US and Canada included performances from the Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser, reggae legend Horace Andy and featured a unique visual component from award-winning documentary filmmaker Adam Curtis. It remains to be seen if any of this will change for the new dates.
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