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Nickelback cancels Phoenix date, rest of tour after medical emergency

Jun 23, 2015, 1:02 PM | Updated: 1:03 pm

PHOENIX — A health emergency to lead singer Chad Kroger has forced Nickelback to cancel its North American tour, the band announced Monday.

The Canadian group’s tour included a July 1 date in the Valley at Ak-Chin Pavilion.

Kroger must undergo throat surgery after doctors found a cyst on his larynx.

The band, best known for the singles “How You Remind Me,” “Photograph” and “Far Away,” released a video to break the news.

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Nickelback cancels Phoenix date, rest of tour after medical emergency