As Alex Turner battles laryngitis...
Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys have been forced to re-shcedule their hometown Sheffield show as Alex Turner recovers from laryngitis.

It's not been a vintage week for Arctic Monkeys. The Sheffield bandits were nominated at the Barclaycard Mercury Prize, with many pundits tipping 'AM' to waltz away with the trophy.

Pipped to the post by James Blake, this disappointment was immediately followed by ill health. Contracting laryngitis, Alex Turner was unable to perform at last night's (October 31st) Birmingham show, forcing its cancellation.

Announced quite close to the show itself, the timing of the announcement caused much disquiet amongst fans. Earlier today the band re-scheduled a Glasgow show, and now Arctic Monkeys have been forced to move their hometown jaunt in Sheffield.

A statement from the band:

We regret to advise that Arctic Monkeys must postpone their show at Sheffield Arena on Saturday November 2nd. Regrettably Alex Turner is suffering with laryngitis and is not well enough to perform. The show at Sheffield Arena will now take place on Monday November 18th 2013.

All tickets will remain valid for this show. We wish to apologise to all ticket holders for any inconvenience this has caused. Please contact the customer services at the box office you purchased your tickets for any further assistance.

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Those new Arctic Monkeys shows in full:

18 Sheffield Arena
20 Birmingham LG Arena
21 Glasgow Hydro

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