Friday, August 9, 2013

Beady Eye guitarist released from hospital as band cancels shows

Beady Eye guitarist Gem Archer has been released from hospital and the band has cancelled a month’s worth of shows while he recovers from an accident that resulted in severe head trauma.

Beady Eye regret to announce that they are cancelling their performance at V Festival and their remaining scheduled shows and promotional commitments in August due to guitarist Gem Archer suffering severe head trauma after an accident on August 1st,” posted the group. “The band apologize to fans but under the circumstances feel they can not perform without Gem and want to focus on supporting him throughout his recovery.

“Gem was released from hospital yesterday evening and is recovering at home though remains under observation,” they added.

Beady Eye had previously announced the cancellation of upcoming shows in Belgium and Japan as a result of Archer’s condition.

The band have been on the road playing shows in support of their recently-released sophomore album, “BE”.

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