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Stones cancel Frankfurt tour date
The Rolling Stones in concert
The Rolling Stones' latest world tour kicked off in August 2005
The Rolling Stones have cancelled a concert in the German city of Frankfurt following guitarist Keith Richards's brain surgery.

The concert had been postponed when the band rescheduled their European tour earlier this month after Richards fell from a tree.

But tour promoters have been unable to find a new date for the show.

Ticketholders for the concert will be able to go to other Rolling Stones dates in Germany for a reduced price.

The veteran rock group are due to restart their world tour in Milan on 11 July.

They will then travel through Austria, Germany, France, Holland, Switzerland, Portugal and Spain.

Their UK dates in London, Glasgow, Sheffield and Cardiff in late August remain unchanged, and the tour ends in Denmark on 3 September.

Rehab

But gigs in Barcelona, Madrid, Brussels, Gothenburg, St Petersburg, Brno, Warsaw, Athens, and Zagreb are still to be rescheduled.

Two concerts, in Nuremberg and Leipzig, have already been cancelled.

Last week, it was confirmed that the group's guitarist, Ron Wood, was being treated for alcohol dependency.

Wood's publicist confirmed that the 59-year-old had checked into a clinic in London. But the band said he would definitely join them for their European concerts.

The rock legends' A Bigger Bang tour has been travelling the world since last August.

The band have already played in countries including China and New Zealand, and at the US Super Bowl.

More than one million concertgoers saw them perform for free on Copacabana Beach in Rio, Brazil, earlier this year.


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