Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister Suffers Hematoma; Concerts Cancelled

Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister is not having a good year. He recently had an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator installed in his chest to give his heart a mini shock when it detects a irregular heartbeat.

On Monday it was announced that Kilmister had been diagnosed with a hematoma, a blood clot that forms outside the body's veins or arteries when there is a break in the "tubing".  Nothing has been announced as to the place or the severity of Lemmy's injury.

The news broke via the promoter Barley Arts Promotion's Facebook page.  The translated message:
With great regret we communicate that, after deleting the date in Austria yesterday, motorhead are forced to cancel the date of 25 June in Milan, for the same reason, i.e. lemmy's health problems, caused by a severe hematoma which makes it impossible at the moment on stage. By tomorrow will be posted all the terms of repayment. We apologize for the inconvenience and we hope you come back soon as lemmy (Translated by Bing)
Motorhead, themselves, have not commented on the situation, instead just stating that the Austria and Italy dates were cancelled and "we will make it up to all the fans as soon as possible." Their next scheduled date is Friday in Roitzschora, Germany.

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