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Ex-Foreigner singer, Lou Gramm in hospital for "severe infection"

News 03/10/2019

The ex-lead vocalist for Foreigner, Lou Gramm has been admited to hospital with "a severe respiratory infection, dehydration and fatigue."

The singer was meant to appear with Foreigner on their 'Double Vision: Then & Now' tour but had to withdraw after being hospitalised last week.

According to the official statement, Lou Gramm was hospitalised at Unity Hospital in New York last week. "He had hoped to be ready to appear during the Double Vision: Then & Now tour, and some scheduled shows with Asia," the statement said. "Unfortunately, at his follow-up appointment, his doctor pronounced him unable to perform at these shows."

They also reassured that the tour will go on with the rest of the band lineup. Gramm also expressed his disappointment about not being able to perform during the Foreigner tour.

He explained, "My doctor insists if I pushed myself to perform, I would be in big trouble. So doctor's orders, I ride the bench. Rock on!"