American fans of erratic indie darling Ryan Adams will have to wait indefinitely to see him live: Adams and his Cardinals have cancelled the U.S. leg of their world tour due to a myriad of afflictions. “The band got a bad bug on the way back from Japan that just kept wearing us down…my voice was fried and the band was toast. And I never fully recovered from my inner ear infection,” said a statement from Adams on his website. “Unfortunately, I have infected cysts next to my ear canal, causing hearing, balance, and throat problems.” We send our best to Ryan for a speedy recovery, ’cause dude, those infected cysts sound pretty gnarly. No word yet as to whether those canceled shows will be rescheduled.
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