He was set to appear at ten theatres across the US in February, supporting the release of his light-hearted title Rockers And Rollers: A Full Throttle Memoir. The spoken-word shows would also have featured Johnson singing with backup from Skid Row members Rachel Bolan and Scott Hill.
Now all dates have been called off – although the veteran frontman is still scheduled to compete in the 24-hour Daytona sports car endurance race on the last weekend in January.
Meanwhile, Lemmy was last night forced to cancel a Motorhead show in Bristol, England after sustaining an injury to his left hand.
The band were to play the sold-out date on their The World is Yours tour, supported by Anti Nowhere League and the UK Subs. A statement says: “Due to injury, Motorhead have cancelled their Colston Hall show tonight. Watch this space for returns/new date info. We are working to try to reschedule… We’ll let you know when we know what will happen re: rescheduling/refunds.”