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Red Hot Chili Peppers Postpone 2012 U.S. Tour Due To Injury

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Red Hot Chili Peppers have been forced to push back all the dates on their 2012 U.S. tour after singer Anthony Kiedis underwent surgery to mend a recently sustained injury.

Red Hot Chili Peppers were in line to kick off their U.S. tour in support of their latest album ‘I’m With You’ later this month, that was until Anthony Kiedis injured his foot recently. Now, contrary to what the album’s title would indicate, it may be quite some time before the Chili Peppers are “with you.”

The RHCP vocalist was forced to go under the knife to remove a crushed sesamoid bone and correct a detached flexor tendon in his foot. While Kiedis is expected to make a full recovery, the operation will cause a substantial delay in their upcoming tour. While some shows are being delayed just two months, others will take place eight months later than the initially scheduled date.

Old Date | New Date

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 @ Oracle Arena*
02/18 | 08/15 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle 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 Sold Out Show

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