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Slash Cancels Japan Concert

March 15, 2011 (2:42 am) GMT
The former 'Guns N' Roses' rocker, who was supposed to play shows in Tokyo and Yokohama, announces concerts cancellation but insists on trying to reschedule them.
Slash

has been forced to axe three gigs in Japan after the country was crippled by a devastating tsunami on Friday, March 11. The former guitarist was due to play shows in Tokyo and Yokohama this week but has announced the concerts have been postponed in the aftermath of the disaster.

"It's logistically not possible for us to do the Tokyo & Yokohama shows as scheduled," the rocker writes in a post on his Twitter page. "We will try to reschedule them asap."

The canceled concerts were due to take place at Tokyo's Studio Coast venue on Wednesday and Thursday, March 16-17, and at Bay Hall in Yokohama on Friday, March 18.

More than 10,000 people are feared to be dead after a massive tsunami engulfed Japan's east coast following a 9.0-magnitude earthquake in the region on Friday.

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