Mumford and Sons Cancel More Dates

Mumford and Sons have announced they are cancelling more US live dates after bassist Ted was diagnosed with a blood clot on the brain.

Mumford & Sons Ted Dwane

"It is with great joy that we can announce that Ted has been discharged from hospital and is on the road to a full recovery," the band posted online.

"The surgery went well, and the excellent medical team helping him are very pleased with his progress. He has been nothing short of heroic in how he has handled the whole ordeal, and now it has been medically proved that he does indeed have a brain."

The have also confirmed they are cancelling three more American shows saying:

"We trust that you can respect our collective desire to encourage Ted to make a full recovery, and that this is based purely on the medical advice we have received.

"On behalf of Ted and all of us really, we would like to thank every one for their compassion and support at this time and we are very excited to get back out on tour as soon as we can."

The band are due to headline the Sunday night of Glastonbury at the end of the month. It's not clear if their set will be affected.

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