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TRIVIUM's Matt Heafy Tests Positive For COVID-19 After Vaccine (But He's Feeling Fine)

"Thankfully due to being vaccinated it merely feels like a tour cold."

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Trivium guitarist and vocalist Matt Heafy has unfortunately contracted COVID-19 after getting his vaccine. According to Heafy in a recent Instagram post, the disease went from his wife to his kids, to himself. Heafy adds that having the vaccine has knocked down having COVID-19 to basically a cold, a situation quite unlike his father's current predicament.

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"Welp. Went from a non-vaccinated person to Ashley (vaccinated) to the kids (unvaccinated) to me (vaccinated).

"Thankfully due to being vaccinated it merely feels like a tour cold; my dad however got sick without a vaccine and is now 12 weeks into a very terrible recovery with lung/ heart/ liver issues.

"I outta be good in a day or two. See y'all on stream tomorrow regardless!"

According to the CDC, fully vaccinated people are much less likely to be hospitalized or die than people with similar risk factors who are not vaccinated.

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Trivium will hit the road this August with Megadeth, Lamb of God, and In Flames

Aug. 20 – Austin, TX @ Germania Insurance Amphitheater
Aug. 21 – Irving, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Aug. 22 – Woodlands, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
Aug. 24 – El Paso, TX @ Don Haskins Center
Aug. 25 – Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
Aug. 27 – Denver, CO @ Ball Arena
Aug. 29 – Phoenix, AZ @ Arizona Federal Theatre
Aug. 31 – Reno, NV @ Reno Events Center
Sep. 01 – Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheatre
Sep. 02 – Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion
Sep. 04 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
Sep. 05 – Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre
Sep. 09 – Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago
Sep. 11 – Danville, VA @ Blue Ridge Festival*
Sep. 12 – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Sep. 13 – Boston, MA @ Leader Bank Pavilion
Sep. 15 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
Sep. 16 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Sep. 18 – Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Music Center
Sep. 19 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
Sep. 20 – Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavilion
Sep. 22 – Rogers, AR @ Walmart AMP
Sep. 24 – Mount Pleasant, MI @ Soaring Eagle Casino Amphitheatre
Sep. 26 – St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – St. Louis
Sep. 28 – Minneapolis, MN @ Armory
Sep. 30 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
Oct. 01 – Laval, QC @ Place Bell
Oct. 02 – Quebec City, QC @ Centre Videotron

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