Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson Recovering from Heart Operation

Cheap Trick celebrated the release of their new studio album, In Another World (released April 9), by performing on CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.  

Today, Tom Petersson, 71, revealed that he performed sitting down because he is recovering from open heart surgery.

“I had to have open heart surgery a month ago and I’m under doctor’s orders to take it easy. I’m currently recuperating and slowly but surely getting stronger every day. Can’t wait to get back to see all of you again soon.”

You can check out Cheap Trick’s Late Show performance on the program’s official YouTube channel.

The new Cheap Trick record boasts 13 new tracks and a cover of John Lennon’s “Gimme Some Truth.

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