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OPETH Cancel Tonight's Show Due To Mikael Akerfeldt Being Hospitalized

Opeth Tonight's Opeth set at Myth in Minnesota has been canceled. The band's tour manager has just informed the crowd that Mikael Akerfeldt was in a accident of sorts with a car and has been hospitalized with a reported broken arm. Akerfeldt is said to be doing fine and expected to return to the tour shortly. Both Ghost and Mastodon will play extended sets to fill in. Further details will be posted as they become available.

UPDATE 1: We are now receiving word that the accident was Mikael Akerfeldt bumping his head on the tour bus and requiring stitches to a gash in his head.

UPDATE 2: Mikael has posted the following recap of the events here.

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    May 08, 2012

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