Norwegian rocker Jarle Bernhoft (corr) is recovering after a New Year's Day (1JAN04) motorbike crash on holiday in Mali.

The SPAN frontman has returned to his native Oslo for treatment after smashing one of his knees and damaging ligaments.

The group is scheduled to perform a European tour later this month (JAN04) on the back of their acclaimed debut album.

Bernhoft is expected to fulfil his touring commitments.

06/01/2004 09:23