Reports may have been published regarding Van Halen scrapping their reunion tour, but a new report on Billboard.com said that the news is actually not accurate. Frontman Eddie Van Halen may undergo medical tests but shows are merely postponed, not canceled.
The rock band announced a U.S. reunion tour back in January 2007 and have extended it to 2008 with dates stretched up to April 24. However, a statement was issued by the band's camp on Monday, March 3 that Eddie who has battled cancer and substance abuse "is undergoing a battery of comprehensive medical tests to determine a defined diagnosis and recommended medical procedures." No other details have been released regarding Eddie's state of condition.
Dates coming to an effect include the Dallas show on Monday that has been rescheduled to April 24, Cincinnati's March 5 show that has been pushed to April 22, Raleigh, N.C.'s March 7 that has been postponed to April 13 and a Baltimore March 9 show that is rescheduled to April 15. Tickets for the canceled dates are valid for the rescheduled dates. The tour will begin normally on March 11 when they are due to perform in Charlottesville, V.A. See the complete tour dates on the band's official site.