Gavin DeGraw Excited to Get Back to Tour After Attack

Entertainment Aug. 18, 2011 AT 6:37PM
Gavin DeGraw Excited to Get Back to Tour After Attack Credit: George Napolitano/FilmMagic

Gavin DeGraw is relaxing in the comfort of his own home, but that's the last place he wants to be. The rocker, 34, is eager to get back onto the stage.

"I can’t wait to get back out on tour and look forward to seeing you on the road sometime soon," the "I Don't Want to Be" singer wrote in a statement to VH1.

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There was an outpouring of concern and support when was hospitalized on August 8 following an attack in NYC's East Village. He was subsequently hit by a taxi and suffered a concussion, broken nose, black eyes and cuts. His assailants in the seemingly random attack still have not been found.

DeGraw, who was on tour with Maroon 5 and Train at the time, was forced to pull out of the tour to recover.

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“Instead of checking in from the tour, I’m writing as I recover at home," DeGraw lamented in his statement. But he wants his fans to know that he's making a full recovery and he'll be back to his old form soon. "I’m feeling much better, but it will take a little bit more time to be back to 100%!"

"I’m overwhelmed with the outpouring of support from my fans, friends, and family," he added before promising to keep his devotees posted.

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Following the vicious attack, a source close to DeGraw told Us Weekly, "These guys jumped him from out of nowhere. It's weird because they didn't take anything, I think they did it for sport...Gavin is shocked and his family is devastated."

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