Radiohead Stage Collapse Prompts Tour Dates Postponement

1:04 PM PST 06/21/2012 by Michael O'Connell

Following the Toronto accident, which killed one and injured three, the band have taken seven dates off the upcoming European leg of their tour.

In the wake of Saturday's fatal stage collapse ahead of a Radiohead show at Toronto's Downsview Park, the band has announced the cancellation of seven dates from the European leg of their current tour.

Radiohead released a statement Thursday afternoon, citing technical setbacks as the postponements.

"The collapse also destroyed the light show -- this show was unique and will take many weeks to replace," said the band. "The collapse also caused serious damage to our backline, some elements of which are decades old and therefore hard to replace."

The incident, which injured three crew members and killed drum technician Scott Johnson, also prompted the immediate cancellation of the Toronto show.

Radiohead will resume live performances on July 10 with its run of shows at France's Les Arenes Nimes, followed by dates at the Bilbao BBK festival and Lisbon Optimus Alive festival.

Refunds will be offered for the canceled dates, but the band says rescheduled shows will be announced June 27 for those who can still attend. Read the full list of dates affected below:

June 30 - Roma Hippodrome Capanelle
July 1 - Firenze Parco delle Cascine
July 3 - Bologna Arena Parco Nord
July 4 - Codroipo Villa Manin
July 6 - Berlin Wuhlheide
July 7 - Berlin Wuhlhedie
July 9 - St Triphon Carriere des Andonces

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