Slayer Frontman Feeling Better, Won't Miss Next Show

artist: slayer date: 03/02/2011 category: general music news
I like this
00
voted: 0
Slayer bassist and singer Tom Araya's health issues forced the cancelation of his band's Sunday appearance as part of the Soundwave festival in Sydney, Australia. But, in a new statement released by festival organizers, Araya said he's back to normal. "Sorry I couldn't make the Sydney festival show," he said. "I am feeling much better and look forward to performing in Melbourne." The Melbourne stop takes place on Friday, March 4. The statement follows an update that Araya's wife, Sandra, posted on Facebook. She said that Tom "was suffering from vertigo due to extreme dehydration and lack of rest. Our doctor is in the process of getting the results on the test that were ran (major time zone difference and being the weekend has held up those results). Hopefully there will be nothing more to add after the results are returned." During their Australian tour, Slayer are already down one original member. Guitarist Jeff Hanneman is sidelined because of a rare disease that destroys skin, fat and tissue. His temporary replacement is Gary Holt, of Exodus. Thanks for the report to Bryan Wawzenek, Gibson.com.
More slayer news:
+ New Slayer Songs Blow 'Implode' Out of the Water, Gary Holt Says Upcoming Releases 01/16/2015
+ Dave Lombardo Willing to Return to Slayer General Music News 01/06/2015
+ Delusional Man Who Killed His Father Ruled Incompetent to Stand Trial After Saying Slayer Made Him Do It General Music News 01/06/2015
+ Kerry King Rescues Homeless Kitten After Visiting Favorite Steak House Entertainment 12/07/2014
+ Kerry King: New Slayer Album Is Done Upcoming Releases 11/20/2014
+ Slayer's Araya Praises Eminem: He's Really Good at Making Words Work Entertainment 11/05/2014
+ view all
Comments
Your captcha is incorrect