Arctic Monkeys cancel gig days before headlining Glastonbury due to Alex Turner illness
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The Arctic Monkeys have been forced to cancel their gig in Dublin just days before they're set to take to the stage at Glastonbury.
Sadly, though, the band have been forced to cancel the gig after lead singer Alex Turner was ordered to rest after coming down with laryngitis, an illness where your voice box or vocal cords in the throat become irritated or swollen.
It'll come as a massive blow to fans, especially since the gig was their only planned stop off in Ireland, but the band has since offered up their apologies following the news.
"We are extremely sorry to announce the cancellation of Arctic Monkeys’ show at Marlay Park in Dublin tomorrow," the band wrote on social media.
"Alex is suffering from acute laryngitis and following medical advice, has been ordered to rest.
"Alex and the band apologise for the huge disappointment this will inevitably cause to all their Irish fans.
"Full refunds will be credited back to the ticket purchaser’s account."
While it's not the news fans want to hear, get well messages came swarming in following the announcement.
"get well soon alex, we love you," wrote one fan.
"Absolutely gutted, really hope Alex gets better soon and that all is good for Glastonbury. Please come back to Dublin soon," said another.
Meanwhile, a third put: "Get well soon my boi!!!"
Others, however, had Glasto on their minds as the band's announcement prompted fears they would cancel their headline set at the festival.
"How long do you need to recover from laryngitis? Asking for a headliner," wrote one concerned fan.
Don't jinx it!
To be fair, it's highly likely that the cancellation is a way for Turner to rest his voice ready for when they take to the Pyramid Stage at Glasto on Friday (June 23), so hopefully there's nothing to worry about and he'll be absolutely fine once rested up a bit.
The 'Mardy Bum' hitmakers are set to be joined by the likes of Sir Elton John, Lizzo, Lana Del Rey, Lewis Capaldi and Guns N’ Roses, with their appearance marking their third time headlining the iconic festival.
You can catch their performance from 10.15pm to 11.45pm on BBC.