Bono Undergoes Emergency Back Surgery, U.S. Tour Postponed

U2

The [lastfm]U2[/lastfm] Web site has announced that during tour preparation training in Munich, lead singer Bono injured his back, and has had to undergo emergency surgery. The launch of the band’s U.S. tour has been postponed. Read the official statement…
The announcement on on U2’s Web site:

“Bono has today undergone emergency back surgery for an injury sustained during tour preparation training. He was admitted to a specialist neuro surgery unit in a Munich hospital, and is under the care of neuro surgeon Prof. Dr. Jorg Tonn and Dr Muller Wohlfahrt. Bono will spend the next few days there, before returning home to recuperate. Once his condition has been assessed further, a statement will be made regarding the impact on forthcoming tour dates.”

“Following Bono’s unexpected back surgery earlier today, Live Nation confirmed that the U2 U2360° tour launch previously scheduled for June 3rd in Salt Lake City has been postponed. U2 fans with tickets to the June 3rd event are encouraged to retain tickets until updated show information can be provided. Additional tour information will be forthcoming.”

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