The band’s Las Vegas residency is on, but it’ll still be Matt Skiba on stage.
While receiving a MRI, Barker says technicians were unable to find a vein and stuck him at least 40 times in the arms with a dirty needle, causing him to suffer nerve damage and develop a staph infection.
Weezer stepped in for Blink after the punks had to back out of their announced headlining set.
The trio of acts replace Blink-182, who canceled their appearance due to health reasons.
Blood clots have sidelined Barker for most of the year.
Beck, Blink-182, Elvis Costello & the Imposters, Interpol, Blondie, Jerry Lee Lewis, and more in Chicago’s Douglas Park.
They’ve also rescheduled their planned Las Vegas residency, which was postponed due to drummer Travis Barker’s health issues
Barker’s 14-year old son was also in the car at the time of the crash.
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Barker’s now fighting off “thrombophlebitis in his bilateral and upper extremities as well as cellulitis.”
Barker is unable to perform until cleared to do so by his medical team.
Beck, Blink-182, Elvis Costello & the Imposters, Interpol, Blondie, Incubus, The Jesus Lizard, Father John Misty, and many more set to play the Chicago festival.