NEWS: Sum 41 pull out of Relentless sponsored Kerrang! Tour 2012!

Pop-punk veterans Sum 41 have announced that they’ve been forced to pull out of next month’s Kerrang! Tour, sponsored by Relentless Energy Drink. Frontman Deryck Whibley has been suffering from a recurring back injury and will not be well enough to perform on the 11-date UK and Ireland tour.

The band have been replaced by Welsh sextet The Blackout, who will be performing on all of the tour’s dates instead. The rest of the tour’s line-up remains unaffected. All dates of the tour are outlined below:

FEBRUARY 04 – DUBLIN, Academy
FEBRUARY 05 – DUBLIN, Academy
FEBRUARY 07 – SOUTHAMPTON, Guildhall
FEBRUARY 08 – NORWICH, UEA
FEBRUARY 10 – BRISTOL, O2 Academy
FEBRUARY 11 – CARDIFF, University Great Hall
FEBRUARY 12 – NEWCASTLE, O2 Academy
FEBRUARY 13 – GLASGOW, O2 ABC
FEBRUARY 15 – MANCHESTER, Academy
FEBRUARY 16 – BIRMINGHAM, O2 Academy
FEBRUARY 17 – LONDON, Roundhouse