Newswire: Motörhead cancels a bunch of shows because of Lemmy Kilmister’s health

In a situation that’s become sadly familiar over the last few years, metal mainstay Motörhead has been forced to cancel a series of shows due to concerns about the health of Lemmy Kilmister, the band’s legendarily id-indulging frontman. The group, which released its 22nd studio album, Bad Magic, last week, is in the middle of a tour through Texas. On September 1, the group was three songs into a set in Austin when Kilmister abruptly told the crowd, “I can’t do it,” and walked off the stage, returning shortly after to tell the chanting fans, “I would love to play for you, but I can’t.” Since then, the band’s shows in Houston and Dallas have also been canceled, with Motörhead’s web page citing a recent series of gigs in high-altitude climes like Salt Lake City and Colorado—including an appearance at Riot Fest that …

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