The Fall have cancelled a series of Stateside shows after Mark E. Smith was admitted to hospital.
The band were due to play a flurry of North American shows, but doubts have been raised about Mark E. Smith's health.
A haphazard show at London's 100 Club stoked speculation, with the group now pulling their upcoming dates.
Spin reports that the dates - their first in the United States for a decade - have been postponed, with The Fall’s manager, Pamela Vander, releasing a statement:
“Due mostly to terrible timing, reality and a mix of bizarre and rare (true to form) medical issues that Mark was being treated for,unfortunately it would be a gamble on his health to fly anywhere over the next couple of months”.
She continued: “Mark’s current problems are connected to his throat, mouth/dental and respiratory system… so throwing all the meds together and continuing with the travel/shows would certainly harm any progress that we have made over the past few weeks.”
Get well soon, Mark E. Smith!