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Lou Reed's Metal Machine Trio European Tour cancelled

Set to start on 2 October at the Kontraste festival in Krems an der Donau, Austria, Reed has had to cancel the trio's first European tour...

Citing "extreme personal issues", Lou Reed (the subject of October issue 308's Invisible Jukebox feature) has had to cancel the planned European tour of his Metal Machine Trio group. People who have already bought tickets to any of the dates will be able to get their money back from the event organiser or for the cancelled concert in Krems (2 October) contact: NÖ-Festival GmbH, Minoritenplatz 4, 3500 Krems, Austria, 0043-(0)2732-90 80 33, or email