the following was taken directly from the official press release on the matter: SPINESHANK POSTPONES EUROPEAN TOUR DUE TO BEREAVEMENT DATES TO BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER TIME New York, NY: Roadrunner Records regrettably announces that SPINESHANK's European tour with labelmates Chimaira has been cancelled, effective immediately. One of the members of SPINESHANK is grief stricken over the recent loss of a close family member, thus necessitating the cancellation of the tour. We respectfully request that the band's privacy in the matter be respected. Both bands offer their sincere apologies to fans and ticket holders. The highly anticipated dates, which were to precede the release of the band's third album Self-Destructive Pattern, will be rescheduled and announced at a later date.