STP were scheduled to perform Tuesday at the Taft Theater in Cincinnati, Ohio, but Weiland was put on immediate vocal rest by doctors.
Dr. Sid Khosla, director of the UC Health Voice Center in Cincinnati, made the following statement:
"Today myself, Dr. Eva Van Leer and ENT Dr. Keith Casper consulted with Mr. Weiland. Upon a video stroboscopy, we determined his left vocal cord has likely scarring and his right vocal cord is tremendously inflamed. With such a heavy concert schedule and vocal activity, we determined that Mr. Weiland could potentially run the risk of a vocal hemorrhage or suffer permanent damage, hence putting him on complete vocal rest."
Four shows were immediately postponed: Cincinnati (13), Louisville (14), Council Bluffs, IA (16) and Concho, OK (which has already been rescheduled to November 5).
As one of the four shows has already been rescheduled, the band plans to have the other three re-booked soon. In the meantime, refunds are available at the point of purchase.
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