Singer Tom Woodhead has been taken ill

¡Forward Russia! have cancelled tonight’s (April 18) gig In Newcastle, after singer Tom Woodhead was taken ill.

Woodhead is suffering from voice and throat problems and received advice from a doctor to cancel the show at the Newcastle Academy 2 venue. The band will, however, resume their tour on Sunday (April 20) in Liverpool.

The band have released a statement to fans apologising for the cancellation,informing them that the gig will be rescheduled and original tickets will remain valid for the show.