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Depeche Mode Cancels Chula Vista Gig Tonight; Will They Make it to LA?

Depeche Mode members Martin Gore, left, Dave Gahan and Andrew Fletcher, right (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
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Perennial rock idols Depeche Mode have been breaking hearts up and down the coast of California this week, after first canceling their Bay Area show Wednesday night, and now canceling tonight's show scheduled for the Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre outside San Diego in Chula Vista. This evening's much-anticipated gig had the plug pulled on it due to lead singer Dave Gahan's heath: "Doctors have ordered complete vocal rest for [him] for several days," explains San Diego's

The UK based band, a favorite of old-school KROQ-ers and new wavers with a bent for the darker stuff, has a massive fan base of enthusiastic fans, not to mention four area shows starting Sunday--two nights at the Hollywood Bowl, one night at the Honda Center in Anaheim, and one night at the Santa Barbara Bowl. San Diego fans are SOL because a new "date won't be scheduled this year" due to "the band's busy schedule."

Depeche Mode has tour dates scheduled all over the world until the end of February 2010. Meanwhile, LA fans are just hoping Gahan will make it through the next few days...