Due to health problem of Michael Angelakos, Passion Pit’s frontman, suspended the band’s international concert.
The American electronic band Passion Pit from Cambridge, Massachusetts, known for its many hit albums cancelled all their international concerts due to Michael Angelakos health condition. Michael, 28 year-old is the band’s lead singer and keyboardist.
Aside from being the band’s lead vocalist, he is also a composer and record producer. He wrote and produced the song “Take a Walk” for their band Passion Pit from their second studio album in 2012 and ranked 46 of the hottest 100 tracks for the year. The verse of the song based upon a certain member of his family at one point in his or her life.
Frontier Touring state “Passion Pit has been forced to cancel all international shows, including shows in Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Japan, and Australia.Doctors have now mandated that the next few weeks be used for rest and recuperation. It is with a heavy heart that we make such an announcement…”
The band scheduled Australasian tour as well as their appearances in Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines and Japan. However, it was all cancelled due to Michael’s health condition, who still recovering from bronchitis and pneumonia but the shows will continue as soon as he’ll get well. On July 25, the group posted on social media that they had to cancel their performances in Canada and Michigan.
The doctors had recommend Michael Angelakos to rest over the next few weeks. This cause the group to cancel all their international concerts. In 2012, the band’s tour dates also suspended due to Angelakos ongoing treatment for bipolar disorder, a mental disorder characterized by periods of elevated mood and periods of depression.
According the band’s Australian promoters Frontier Touring “doctors have now mandated that the next few weeks be used for rest and recuperation.” When Michael was still 17, he was diagnosed and been receiving therapy, hospital care, and medication and been into suicide watch. IMAGE/12thstreetbeat.wordpress.com