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OMD cancels shows after drummer falls ill in Toronto

OMD on stage at German RTL show 'Die Ultimative Chart Show' in Cologne, Oct. 27, 2007. ACTION PRESS/Stefan Gregororwius

The 1980s synth-pop band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) has cancelled the remainder of their tour for the year after their drummer became ill during a show in Toronto.

The band cut short their concert at the Danforth Music Hall after Malcolm Holmes appeared to be suffering a medical emergency.

According to the band’s website, Holmes was taken to hospital and treated for heat exhaustion but is recovering well.

In 2004 Holmes left the band after sufered a major heart attack. He rejoined them in 2006.