Being the frontman of one of the biggest bands on the planet can be a real pain in the sesamoid bone and flexor tendon. Just ask Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis.
The porn 'stachioed rocker recently underwent surgery to treat a bum foot, the result of "multiple" injuries. And regrettably, RHCP have postponed the start of their 2012 US tour, which was scheduled to kick off at the BankAtlantic Center next week.
The Peps just announced the postponement via facebook.com/ChiliPeppers:
Red Hot Chili Peppers regret to announce that they must postpone the start of their upcoming U.S. tour due to multiple foot injuries sustained by Anthony Kiedis. Anthony recently underwent surgery to remove a crushed sesamoid bone and correct a detached flexor tendon in his foot and is expected to make a full recovery.
The rescheduled date for the BankAtlantic gig is Monday, April 2. According the band's website, "tickets for the postponed dates will be honored at the rescheduled dates."
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Red Hot Chili Peppers' Rescheduled 2012 US Tour Dates
Old Date New Date City Venue
01/20 04/02 Sunrise, FL Bank Atlantic Center*
01/21 03/31 Orlando, FL Amway Arena*
01/23 03/29 Tampa Bay, FL Tampa Bay Times Forum
01/25 04/06 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena
01/27 04/04 Raleigh, NC RBC Center*
01/28 04/07 Columbia, SC Colonial Life Arena*
01/30 04/10 Duluth, GA Gwinnett Center*
01/31 04/09 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum
02/03 04/12 Memphis, TN FedEx Forum*
02/04 10/04 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena*
02/17 08/14 Oakland, CA Oakland Arena*
02/18 08/15 Oakland, CA Oakland Arena*
02/26 08/11 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center*
02/27 08/12 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center*
02/29 09/23 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center*
03/02 09/25 Glendale, AZ Jobing.com Arena
03/04 09/27 Denver, CO Pepsi Center*
03/06 09/29 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center*
03/08 10/20 Houston, TX Toyota Center*
03/09 10/02 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center*
03/13 10/24 Tulsa, OK BOK Arena
03/15 10/22 Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Arena
03/16 10/25 Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena
* denotes the show is sold-out
Red Hot Chili Peppers. Monday, April 2. BankAtlantic Center, One Panther Pkwy., Sunrise. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets can be purchased via ticketmaster.com. Call 954-835-7825 or visit bankatlanticcenter.com.