Yeah Yeah Yeahs have canceled their three Australian comeback gigs on account of unspecified well being points. The band broke the news on social media earlier right this moment (July 14), asserting that the Melbourne, Sydney, and Splendour within the Grass dates will not happen. “We apologize for such disappointing information, it weighs closely on us,” the group wrote within the publish. “We’ve been ready a very long time to see you once more and w hope to return quickly to meet our commitments in good well being and spirits.” Pitchfork has reached out to Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ representatives for extra info.
Yeah Yeah yeahs returned in March, asserting their first reside reveals since 2019. The primary string of dates occurred on the O2 Apollo in Manchester, England on June 5, and the O2 Academy Brixton in London on June 7 and June 8. The indie rock trio additionally performed Primavera Sound in Barcelona final month.
In Might, Yeah Yeah Yeahs revealed that they’d signed with Secretly Canadian, and promised to launch new music this fall. In addition they introduced a string of reside dates in New York and Los Angeles. They’re at the moment slated to play New York’s Forest Hills Stadium on October 1 with help from the Linda Lindas, who may even seem alongside Japanese Breakfast at Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ October 6 Hollywood Bowl present.
Early final month, the band made good on the promise and introduced a September 30 launch for Cool It Down—the follow-up to 2013’s Mosquito. Yeah Yeah Yeahs additionally shared lead single “Spitting Off the Fringe of the World,” that includes Fragrance Genius, who co-starred within the vivid, Cody Critcheloe–directed music video for the music.
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