Jul 2013 20

UK synthpop veterans OMD have cancelled the remaining dates on their current “English Electric” tour due to the illness of drummer Malcolm Holmes. He is being treated for heat exhaustion after a concert in Toronto. Holmes suffered a heart attack in 2004.

Read OMD’s statement:

“We are sorry to inform you that Malcolm was taken ill during last nights show in Toronto. He’s currently being treated for heat exhaustion in hospital but is recovering well. Sadly however we have to cancel the remaining shows of the year (including Rewind festival). Please accept our sincere apologies, we really appreciate your understanding at this very difficult time. We will give you more news on Malcolm as and when.”