Blink-182 has postponed the first leg of its highly anticipated reunion tour after hard-hitting drummer, Travis Barker, broke his finger not once, but twice during tour rehearsals.

“Travis needs to go in and get surgery on his finger and we have to get that well and we have to get that strong before we can do anything else,” frontman Tom Delange said in a video on social media sharing the South America tour has been canceled. “This is just so sad,“ he added.

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Barker shared about his injury with fans in early February through Twitter with a graphic picture saying “ he smashed his finger so hard he dislocated it and tore the ligaments.”

The tour was set to begin on March 11 in Tijuana. Tom and Company did not inform when they will be able to get back on the roach, but he says TB has to get well again before they can perform as a troupe. He also apologized to ticket buyers and promises to update them in the near future.

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How to get refunds?

Fans who bought tickets for the tour will be able to receive funds through official ticketing platforms. While it is disappointing for fans, the band has assured that they are committed to returning to the stage as soon as possible.

Blink 182 reunion tour will now start in St Paul on May 4, 2023. The canceled March and April dates in Mexico and Latin America will be rescheduled for next year.

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According to Ticket Master, all existing tickets will remain valid for the rescheduled shows without the need for exchange.