Front 242 have posted a statement on their official website stating they're taking a break from performing in Europe after their scheduled shows in May. Their label Alfa Matrix reveals that they're not just staying away from Europe, but they're actually taking a break until further notice:
Front 242 statement:
Front 242 have decided not to perform in Europe after May 1. 2012 until further notice. Therefore, Front 242 will not perform at the Amphi Festival 2012 in Köln nor will they play Noctural Culture Night 2012 Festival in Deutzen. The festival promoters of both festivals are not responsible for this decision.
Alfa Matrix statement:
The Belgian electro giants Front 242 have decided not to perform in Europe after the 1st of May 2012 and this until further notice. In a message we received somewhat 20 minutes ago the band says that they need a break.