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Leslie West Injury Scuppers Guitar Heroes Tour

Wednesday, September 28th 2011 01:00

Joint tour with Schenker and Roth has been postponed due to travel problems

It was announced yesterday that Leslie West's tour along with Uli Jon Roth and Michael Schenker - dubbed the 3 Guitar Heroes Tour - was being postponed, but no reason was given.

Now Antimusic reports that the cancellation was due to West's recent ill-health.

SKH Music further explained that the tour was postponed, "due to insurmountable travel issues. When faced with securing a viable path for West¹s travel while still confined to a wheelchair, the search for a vehicle went on for months, and it has been called off. Last week, West was fitted with a prosthetic leg, but it will take months before he is able to live a normal life with the appendage, and there is no way to tour at this time without the security of the wheelchair he has been confined to post-amputation."

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