The How You Remind Me hitmaker has been put on vocal rest and will undergo surgery next month (Jul15) after being diagnosed with a cyst on his voice box.

A statement from Kroeger to reads: "I am sorry I have to interrupt the party this summer and I am definitely not thrilled with the prospect of being silent for many weeks to come when I could be out there playing for our fans.

"I am relying on my doctor and his team to help get my voice back in good form as quickly as possible."

The band will resume its tour on 30 September (15) in Europe.