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17th Nov 2015

Prince joins U2 and The Foo Fighters by cancelling tour in the wake of Paris attacks


Prince has cancelled his entire European tour following the terrorist attacks in Paris.

The hitmaker joins U2, The Deftones, Marilyn Manson, Motörhead and Foo Fighters in his decision to postpone gigs following the deaths of more than 130 people in France at the weekend.

The statement below was posted on his Twitter account:

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Prince, 57, had been due to kick off the tour in Vienna, Austria at the end of the month.

Concerts were also scheduled to take place in countries including Italy, Spain and the Netherlands before two performances at the Palais Garnier opera house in Paris in December.

He was also set to travel to the UK for tour dates in London, Glasgow and Birmingham but had previously
postponed ticket sales after touts allegedly increased the price.