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Rusko Cancels Summer Dates Following Cancer Diagnosis

Legendary British dubstep DJ and producer Rusko has been diagnosed with a type of stomach cancer. He was forced to cancel all of his summer tour dates, but announced a load of new music.


On April 25th administrators of Rusko’s Facebook page have announced that producer would have to cancel his shows in Colorado Springs, Salt Lake City, Columbus and Buffalo, due to ‘an unforeseen medical emergency’. Unfortunately, the reason is much more severe than we have expected.


On May 4th, Rusko used his Facebook page to announce that he’s back in UK, and that he’s been diagnosed with a type of stomach cancer called gastric lymphoma. He also used the opportunity to call of his tour dates, but said he has a ‘loads of music coming out’.

Chris Mercer - Rusko, is a 32-year old dubstep DJ and producer born i York, UK. Active since mid-2000’s he established himself as one of the most important figures in the UK bass scene. He is known for his energetic performances, and work with fellow producer and DJ Caspa, with whom he released 2007 LP FabricLive.37. Rusko have released two more albums - O.M.G.! in 2010 and Songs in 2012.


We wish Rusko a speed recovery!