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By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Tuesday, October 6th, organizers announced the cancelation of the upcoming Foals show previously scheduled to take place on Thursday, October 8th at Saúde's Sacadura 154. In addition to the Rio de Janeiro show, the band canceled the remaining dates on their current South American tour, citing health problems of frontman Yannis Philippakis as the reason for the cancellations.

"I'm so sorry to say that on doctor's orders we are unable to perform this week," Philippakis wrote in a statement posted on Foals' Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?