Greta Van Fleet vocalist Josh Kiszka has ruptured his eardrum

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Greta Van Fleet have been forced to postpone three North American shows on their current Dreams In Gold tour after vocalist Josh Kiszka ruptured an eardrum while performing. 

The incident happened while the Michigan quartet were playing at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine on October 8. 

Kiszka writes: “To our fans in Raleigh, Greenville and Jacksonville. It’s with a heavy heart that we must reschedule our shows this upcoming week. During our last show in Bangor, I ruptured an eardrum and upon further evaluation I have just been advised it needs more time to fully heal than initially anticipated. I’m working closely with my team to ensure I get proper rest in order to finish out the year strong.

“We are working on rescheduling these shows and will announce the new dates as soon as possible. If you would still like to attend the show on the new date, simply hold on to your ticket and it will be valid. If you would like a refund, they will be available at the point of purchase as soon as the new dates are announced. I’m gutted to have to do this and I cannot begin to express how much I appreciate the love and support you give us every night. It’s devastating me to make this announcement, but know it’s imperative in order to keep performing.

"Thank you for sticking by us through thick and thin and I look forward to seeing all of your lovely faces soon."

The following shows will be rearranged in the near future:

Oct 18: PNC Arena, Raleigh, NC
Oct 19: Wellness Arena, Greenville, SC
Oct 21: VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, FL 

Earlier this year, guitarist Jake Kiszka was hospitalised with pneumonia.

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