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MAYHEM Drummer Sitting Out North American Tour Due To Shoulder Infection

Tony Laureano will fill in.

Mayhem, Abbath, Gatecreeper, and Idle Hands will soon embark on the Decibel Magazine Tour. Unfortunately, Mayhem drummer Hellhammer will not be taking part in the tour due to a severe shoulder infection caused by osteoarthritis. Hellhammer will be filled in for by Tony Laureano, who has filled in for bands like Megadeth, Dimmu Borgir, and The Black Dahlia Murder in the past.

Hellhammer unable to perform on upcoming Decibel Mag Tour.

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Due to a severe shoulder infection caused by osteoarthritis that has plagued Hellhammer for quite some time now, he will unfortunately not be able to perform on the upcoming North America tour. He has been working with a physiotherapist for the last couple of months in the hopes that he would be fully healed before the tour, but has ultimately been ordered to rest for some more weeks.

Filling in for Hellhammer will be Tony Laureano, who has a prestigious track record as a session and drummer for a number of other bands such as Dimmu Borgir, Nile, Angelcorpse, Malevolent Creation, God Dethroned, Acheron, Belphegor, 1349, Brujeria, etc.

Hellhammer comments :

“See y´all next time!”

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Get the dates below.

03/13: Denver, CO @ The Ogden Theatre  [Tickets]
03/14: Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex  [Tickets]
03/16: Portland, OR @ Roseland Ballroom  [Tickets]
03/17: Seattle, WA @ Showbox Market  [Tickets]
03/18: Vancouver, BC @ The Imperial  [Tickets]
03/20: San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom  [Tickets]
03/21: Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory  [Tickets]
03/22: San Diego, CA @ The Observatory NP  [Tickets]
03/24: Phoenix, AZ @ The Pressroom  [Tickets]
03/25: Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater  [Tickets]
03/27: Austin, TX @ Empire Garage  [Tickets]
03/28: Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live  [Tickets]
03/29: Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall  [Tickets]
03/31: Tampa, FL @ The Ritz  [Tickets]
04/01: Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade  [Tickets]
04/02: Charlotte, NC @ The Underground  [Tickets]
04/03: Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore (Decibel Metal & Beer Fest)  [Tickets]
04/04: New York, NY @ Webster Hall  [Tickets]
04/06: Boston, MA @ The Paradise  [Tickets]
04/07: Montreal, QC @ Corona Theater  [Tickets]
04/08: Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall  [Tickets]
04/09: Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls  [Tickets]
04/10: Chicago, IL @ The Metro  [Tickets]

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