Iggy Pop has postponed a pair of upcoming European shows due to a “problem with his voice.”

In a statement posted to Facebook, the Godfather of Punk shares that he’d been dealing with vocal issues earlier on during the tour.

“If you were there, you know I croaked my way through my last show in Greece and my voice is still recovering,” Pop writes.

“I have not taken this decision lightly,” he adds of the postponement. “I love my fans. But I must protect my voice. I’m so sorry, but I’ll come back and make it up to you.”

The affected shows were set to take place in Italy on July 5 and Austria on July 7. They’ve already been rescheduled for August 30 and September 2, respectively.

Pop will be back in the U.S. to play California’s Desert Daze festival, taking place September 30 to October 2.

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