Steve Aoki may not sing in the traditional sense these day, but the EDM megastar has done a number on his vocal chords over the years between his time singing (or should we say screaming) in hardcore band This Machine Kills to cheering and hyping fans at his current DJ shows. Unfortunately, the years of stress are now forcing Aoki to undergo surgery on his vocal chords, or else he faces the possibility of permanent vocal damage. 

Aoki revealed in a YouTube announcement that this surgery will require him to cancel several festival appearances and headlining shows, notably Emporium Festival, We Are FSTVL, Northern Lights Music Festival, and his first two shows of his Aoki's Playhouse Presents residency series at Pacha in Ibiza. 

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