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- Posted on Sep 6th 2011 11:00AM by Dan Reilly
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"I hate this, I hate like hell to cancel or postpone anything," Pop said on the band's Facebook page. "I only saw the doctor because it hurt so ******* much and I couldn't fix it myself. Please be patient, I am so excited about these dates on the left coast."
After recuperating for several days at home, Pop sought treatment and learned that he'd have to rest for six to eight weeks. The affected shows were set to take place between Sept. 7-13 in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco.
This isn't the most serious ailment affecting the band right now, as Pop recently revealed to Rolling Stone that drummer Scott Asheton nearly died earlier this year from an undisclosed illness. "He was rushed to the hospital after our appearance at Hellfest in France," Pop said. "He was on a flight to England when all sorts of hell broke loose. Without proper medical attention right there he would have bought it. He got very, very good care from the British and all sorts of tests. He's now at home in Florida and I think he'll be fine with a lot of rest."
Asheton has been replaced by Larry Mullins while he recuperates. Get well soon, guys.
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