Smash Mouth Cancels Tour

The rock group Smash Mouth has canceled immediate tour dates after the death of its lead singer's infant son.

Presley Scott Harwell, the only son of Steve Harwell and Michelle Laroque, died Saturday of complications from acute lymphocytic leukemia, tour manager Scotty Haulter said.

The child, born Jan. 26, became ill Thursday, Haulter said.

The San Jose, Calif.-based group was in Minot, N.D., when members learned that Harwell's son was critically ill at Sunrise Children's Hospital in Las Vegas. Presley died early Saturday morning.

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Monday night's performance in Great Falls, Mont., and tonight's appearance in Kellogg, Idaho, were canceled. The group did not know when it would resume its schedule.

"They're taking it one day at a time," said Terry Wang, the band's tour representative. "They were mainly scheduled to do radio shows and summer fair-type appearances."

Smash Mouth recently covered the Monkees' "I'm A Believer" for the Shrek soundtrack and has toured with Sugar Ray, Third Eye Blind and Blur. The band's hits include "All Star" and "Walkin' On The Sun."

A memorial service was scheduled for today in Las Vegas, where Harwell lives.

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