Radiohead posted on their Facebook page today [19.30 BST]:
“As you will probably have heard the roof over the stage collapsed at our show in Toronto killing crew member Scott Johnson and injuring three other crew members. The collapse also destroyed the light show – this show was unique and will take many weeks to replace. The collapse also caused serious damage to our backline, some elements of which are decades old and therefore hard to replace.
Whilst we all are dealing with the grief and shock ensuing from this terrible accident there are also many practical considerations to deal with & consequently we have to try and reschedule the following shows [rescheduled dates in brackets]:
30 Roma Hippodrome Capanelle [Sept 22nd]
1 Firenze Parco delle Cascine [Sept 23rd]
3 Bologna Arena Parco Nord [Sept 25th]
4 Codroipo Villa Manin [Sept 26th]
6 Berlin Wuhlheide [Sept 29th]
7 Berlin Wuhlheiee [Sept 30th]
9 St Triphon Carriere des Andonces [Sept 20th]
We aim to announce the new dates for these shows on Wednesday 27th of June and will also supply information on how to obtain refunds on tickets if you cannot come to the show on the new date.
We will start playing live again at Les Arenes Nimes, Bilbao BBK festival and Lisbon Optimus Alive festival.
We will make every effort to offer the fans the very best show possible under the circumstances – thanks for your understanding and support.”
Read more about the tragic stage collapse here: http://imaguitarist.wordpress.com/2012/06/18/radiohead-pay-tribute-to-scott-johnson-who-was-killed-in-the-toronto-stage-collapse/