Green Day Cancels Asia Tour Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

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The tour was set to kick off early next month.

Green Day joins the growing list of acts who’ve scrapped their travel plans due to the coronavirus outbreak

The legendary punk rock trio have postponed their scheduled tour of Asia, which was due to kick off early next month.

“We have unfortunately made the difficult decision to postpone our upcoming shows in Asia due to the health + travel concerns with coronavirus,” reads a statement posted to the band’s socials. “We know if sucks, as we were looking forward to seeing you all, but hold on to your tickets we’ll be announcing the new dates very soon.”

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers were booked to support their latest, hit album Father of All Motherfuckers with a string of concerts across the region, starting March 8 at Singapore Indoor Stadium. The tour was meant to include Bangkok, Manila, Taipei, Hong Kong, Seoul, Osaka and Tokyo.

Also this week, BTS canceled several shows in their native South Korea due to the alarming spread of coronavirus, while New Order announced they’d put their upcoming shows in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan, “on hold” for the time being.

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This story first appeared on Billboard.com.