Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst postpones European tour after ‘unexpected’ health news: ‘I only wish the best’
- Durst, 51, announced on Sunday that the band’s next tour would be delayed
- He said his doctor advised him to postpone after carrying out tests
- Durst planned to do more tests to focus on the undisclosed condition
- He said he intended to ‘catch up’ with fans in the UK and Europe
- Limp Bizkit released their sixth album Still Sucks in October 2021
Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst announced on social media on Sunday that the band would be postponing their upcoming UK and European tour after receiving “very unexpected” health news.
In an Instagram text message shared to the rap rock band’s Instagram, Durst, 51, wrote that ‘For personal health concerns and based on medical advice given by my personal physician to take an immediate break from tour, Limp Bizkit will unfortunately have to postpone their 2022 UK and European tour.’
The band were scheduled to tour for their album Still Sucks, which was released in October 2021, although the band opted to delay the tour due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
On hold: Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst, 51, revealed on Sunday that the band have postponed their upcoming UK and European tour due to ‘unexpected’ health news they have received
“We truly apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our loyal fans, promoters and support staff. Expect more news. Sincerely, Fred & Limp Bizkit,” Durst’s post concludes.
In an accompanying video posted on the band’s website, Durst shared more details about the medical tests that necessitated the postponement, though he didn’t reveal the health issues he was facing.
In the clip, which showed the rapper dressed in a backwards white t-shirt and baseball cap, he revealed he decided to take some medical tests to make sure he was healthy. fit for the tour.
“To my surprise, my doctor decided to send me a letter saying that he did not want me to be on rounds at this time and that I would stay nearby for further tests,” he said. he reveals.
Health concerns: “Due to personal health concerns and based on medical advice given by my personal doctor to take an immediate break from touring, Limp Bizkit will unfortunately have to postpone their 2022 UK and European tour,” he said. he writes on the group’s Instagram page.
Doctor’s orders: He added that his doctor had asked him to postpone after undergoing medical tests in a short clip posted on the band’s website, although he promised to make it up to fans.
Durst said the letter was “very unexpected news” and said he was “so sorry” for his fans who were hoping to see the band.
“I look forward to catching up with you as soon as possible,” he continued, adding that he was “thankful” for anyone who had planned to catch a show.
“I only wish for the best and I know it will be fine,” Durst said, adding, “I’m already working on something to catch up with everyone in the UK and across Europe.”
Limp Bizkit previously launched a tour in April, and he performed at Lollapalooza in Chicago in the summer of 2021 before releasing his sixth studio album, which came a decade after his previous LP.
Keeping busy: Limp Bizkit previously kicked off a tour in April and performed at Lollapalooza in Chicago in the summer of 2021 before releasing his sixth studio album, released a decade after his previous LP; seen in July in Chicago at the Lollapalooza
Although Durst has remained busy with his band, which reached its commercial peak in the late 1990s and early 2000s, he has since branched out into film.
In 2007, he made his directorial debut with the drama The Education Of Charlie Banks, which starred Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Ritter.
He followed that up with the 2008 sports comedy The Longshots, starring Ice Cube and Keke Palmer, and in 2019 he returned to the screen with The Fanatic.
The psychological thriller starred John Travolta as a troubled autistic man who becomes obsessed with his favorite actor (played by Devon Sawa).
New role: Durst has branched out into film in recent years. He directed Jesse Eisenberg in The Education Of Charlie Banks (2007) and John Travolta in The Fanatic (2019); seen in 2001