Budgie Cancel All Shows
Budgie have cancelled their European tour, as Burke Shelley has undergone emergency surgery.
Here’s the official statement on what’s happened from the band’s management:
“Burke Shelley was admitted to hospital after complaining of pains in his abdomen on Tuesday 9th November in Wejherowo. A team of surgeons was quickly assembled to operate on the singer and bassist who was diagnosed as having a 6cm aneurism of the aorta.Tests revealed that Burke’s aorta was leaking blood into the outer wall of the aneurism which could have burst at any time. He underwent a two hour 40 minute operation in the evening and he is being kept in the intensive care ward.”
Find out more at http://www.budgie.uk.com/