Uh oh, looks like another rock star has fallen to injury.
U2 lead singer Bono had emergency surgery on his back in a Munich hospital today after being injured while preparing for the next leg of a world tour, the first date of which has been postponed.The 50-year-old from Ireland had been getting ready for the North American leg of the “360 Degree” world tour which had been due to kick off in Salt Lake City on June 3, according to a statement first released to Reuters.
The band’s website confirmed that Salt Lake City had been postponed.
Paul McGuinness, the group’s longstanding manager, hinted that the injury could cause further postponements.
“It’s unfortunate that we’re inconveniencing fans,” he said in an audio message. “We will make plans to reinstate these dates as soon as possible.
U2 is scheduled to hit Seattle June 20th. As of right now, tour dates remain the same, but we’ll keep you updated.