Final week, Blink-182 introduced the postponement of the primary leg of their reunion tour with Tom DeLonge resulting from a number of accidents that Travis Barker sustained to his finger. The drummer underwent surgical procedure to restore the finger a couple of days later, and has since shared an replace on social media concerning the way it went.
In early February, the rocker revealed that he dislocated one in every of his fingers and tore the ligaments after unintentionally smashing it throughout a band rehearsal. Just a few weeks later, it occurred once more, and he posted the X-rays on his Instagram. Consequently, he introduced he was going to wish surgical procedure to restore the injury, and thus, Blink’s reveals that had been set to happen in Mexico and South America between March 11 and April 2 had been canceled.
Barker underwent surgical procedure final week, and happily offered a optimistic replace on social media on March 3.
“Thanks for all of the love and prayers and understanding this week as I went into surgical procedure. It was a tough choice to make however finally I couldn’t proceed to play the drums with out it,” Barker wrote on Instagram.
“It was inevitable that my finger would have dislocated once more with out fixing the torn ligament surgically. So grateful for Dr. Shin and that my surgical procedure was successful in order that I can hold doing what I like and see you guys on tour quickly,” he continued, adding a trigger warning for the last photo in the slide.
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See a screenshot below, and check the post out here for yourself to see both images.
Blink-182’s tour is now set to kick off May 4 in St. Paul, Minn. They’ll play throughout North America until mid-July, then will head to Europe in early September. See all of the upcoming dates and get tickets here.
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