JUDAS PRIEST CANCEL THE REST OF THEIR U.S TOUR DATES, GUITARIST RICHIE FAULKNER IS UNWELL
Judas Priest have just released the following statement:
“It is with deep regret that we have to postpone the rest of our U.S. tour.
Richie Faulkner has major medical heart condition issues which have landed him in the hospital where he is being treated.
In the meantime, we are all sending love to our falcon to wish him a speedy recovery…
As soon as we have any updates from his doctors on when we can reschedule the dates, we will of course announce them – tickets will be valid…..”
Dates remaining on the tour were as follows:
Sep. 29 – Denver, CO – The Mission Ballroom
Sep. 30 – West Valley City, UT – Maverik Center
Oct. 2 – Everett, WA – Angel Of The Winds Arena
Oct. 3 – Portland, OR – Moda Center
Oct. 5 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
Oct. 6 – Los Angeles, CA – Microsoft Theater
Oct. 8 – Las Vegas, NV – Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood
Oct. 9 – Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Federal Theatre
Oct. 12 – San Antonio, TX – Freeman Coliseum
Oct. 13 – Cedar Park, TX – HEB Center Cedar Park
Oct. 15 – Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Oct. 16 – Oklahoma City, OK – The Zoo Amphitheatre
Oct. 19 – Independence, MO – Cable Dahmer Arena
Oct. 21 – Nashville, TN – Nashville Municipal Auditorium
Oct. 22 – Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Oct. 24 – Charleston, WV – Charleston Civic Center Coliseum
Oct. 25 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met
Oct. 27 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
Oct. 28 – Oxon Hill, MD – The Theater at MGM National Harbor
Oct. 30 – Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods Resort Casino – Grand Theater
Oct. 31 – Lowell, MA – Tsongas Center At UMass Lowell
Nov. 2 – Halifax, NS – Scotiabank Centre
Nov. 4 – Laval, QC – Place Bell
Nov. 5 – Hamilton, ONT – First Ontario Centre
As previously reported, Judas Priest will be releasing a limited-edition box set called, 50 Heavy Metal Years. including every official live and studio album to date plus 13 unreleased discs, on October 15th. To read all about this special release, please go here.
Also, band members recently spoke with Classic Rock magazine reflecting on their time in the band, highlights from that interview can be read here.
Dana’s note: We here at EddieTrunk.com wish Richie Faulkner a very speedy and complete recovery.
Oh wow! Hope Richie caught it in time and is soon to recover. They just played in Kentucky last night, I believe.
This is awful news. Get well soon Richie!
Just saw them in Charlotte thats how quick these things can pop up, get well wishings to Richie
Well…. kk is just a phone call away , hopefully Falkner is going to be OK-
Thank you Dana , I do my best