Blink-182 announced that it would postpone for this weekend after Travis Barker [center] burden of blood clots in both arms.
Blink-182 announced that they would cancel this weekend’s shows in Las Vegas after the rock band’s drummer Travis Barker suffered blood clots in his arms.
Blink-182 began their residency at the Palms Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas last month, but said Friday and Saturday the shows would need to be moved.
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“Friends, Travis Barker is suffering from blood clots in both arms and unfortunately it doesn’t run until cleared to do so by his medical team,” the band announced on Twitter.
“The situation will be monitored closely. In this situation, it is with great regret that Blink-182 ‘Kings of the Weekend’ Las Vegas residency dates this weekend should be refunded,” the statement read.
— blink-182 (@blink182) June 15, 2018
Barker, 42, also released a statement.
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“Drumming is my life and it kills me that I can’t perform for you this weekend. I hope that I will as soon as I can,” said Barker.
The band announced the new dates on their website. As Blink-182, singer Barry Manilow had to cancel his sold-out show at the Westgate in Las Vegas. Manilow was admitted to the hospital with a bronchial infection. He was scheduled to start his residency at the Westgate this weekend.