The Foo Fighters were expected to perform throughout Europe before kicking off their United States tour on July 4th in Washington D.C. But after lead singer, David Grohl, broke his leg on stage on June 12th, the band has been forced to cancel the remainder of their tour dates in Europe.
There is still no word on if the U.S. tour will happen, but for the sake of all those Foo Fighters fans, I sure hope it does. The tour is schedule to last from July to October. The band will already be missing the Glastonbury Festival in the UK. The band was scheduled to headline the festival this coming weekend.
The Foo Fighters were playing their second song of the night in Sweden, when 46-year-old Grohl fell off the stage. While singing their hit song “Money Wrench”, Grohl tripped and fell off the stage. Grohl laid on his back in front of the stage telling fans he think he broke his leg. He promised the audience that as long as the doctors said it was ok, he would return to the stage to finish out the show. And the badass did just that.
As he was taken back stage for medical attention, the rest of the band kept rocking it out. Grohl returned to the stage on a stretcher wearing bandages on his right foot. But this didn’t slow the Foo Fighters down. Grohl finished off the concert while sitting on stage with crutches. Of course he wasn’t able to put on an extravagant show, but he still got back on stage and finished off the concert, just like he promised fans. And I am sure he still sang his heart.
Unfortunately, after further examination and surgery on his leg, the band has to do what is best for their front man and cancel their Europe tour. Doctors have said that Grohl needs time to heal. Obviously Grohl is heart broken about this news. Knowing how much the Foo Fighters love their fans, I am sure they will find a way to make it up to them.