Remainder of Megadeth’s tour dates with Scorpions canceled

Credit: Jeremy SafferScorpions have canceled the remainder of their Crazy World North American tour with Megadeth. The German rockers announced in a statement over the weekend that frontman Klaus Meine is battling “severe laryngitis” and could risk “permanent vocal damage” if he were to continue the tour.

“[We] truly hate to disappoint our fans, and hope to come back to America soon, but this time we have no choice but to cancel,” the statement continues.

“My deepest gratitude to the Scorpions for taking us on tour,” adds Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine. “Talk about a boyhood dream coming true. My best wishes and we’ll be waiting.”

The tour began September 14 and was scheduled to conclude October 15 in Tampa, Florida. The last date Scorpions and Megadeth played before the cancellation was October 7 in Los Angeles.

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