Spiritualized Rocked By Cancer Diagnosis

Spiritualized have been rocked by the news that one of their members has blood cancer.

According to nme.com, Spiritualized were forced to cancel a show in Norway at the eleventh hour last week after a percussionist, thought to be Tom Edwards, was diagnosed with the condition.

Jason Pierce and gang were set to play the Oya-Festival in Oslo when their percussionist was diagnosed as ill. Although a spokesperson for Spiritualized has said the band member’s condition is serious, as-of-yet, no additional details have been made available.

It hasn’t yet been decided if the band will go ahead with their Reading and Leeds Carling Weekend gigs on 23rd – 25th August.

Spiritualized To Play Witnness Festival

Music fans who still in outdoorsy kind of mood after this year’s Glastonbury will be pleased to hear that Spiritualized are to play this year’s Witnness Festival in Ireland.

Jason Pierce and crew will play the Dance Stage at The Fairyhouse Racecourse, just outside Dublin on the 13th of July.

Other acts recently who have recently been added to the line-up over the weekend of 13th and 14th of July include Telepopmusik and The Redneck Manifesto. Oasis, Foo Fighters, The Prodigy, Green Day and a whole host of other big name bands will also do their thang at the event.