Saxon have canceled what remained of their European “Seize the Day World Tour” dates as a result of vocalist Biff Byford caught COVID-19 on the highway, the English heavy metallic band stated in a press release on Friday. They plan to reschedule the exhibits to a later date.
The three Saxon exhibits that remained, scheduled for March 17–19, had been in Dresden (March 17) and Ulm (March 19), Germany, and Linz, Austria (March 18). Saxon’s newest, one other covers assortment known as More Inspirations, comes out on March 24.
See Saxon’s assertion beneath.
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“We’re very sorry, however as a consequence of Biff Byford catching Covid while on tour, the remaining European dates in Dresden, Linz and Ulm are cancelled and we wish to reschedule them as quickly as attainable,” Saxon stated.
They added they had been “sorry for all of the inconvenience this causes however is manner past anybody’s management.”
Final week, it emerged that Paul Quinn, Saxon’s guitarist and certainly one of their two remaining co-founders alongside Byford, was stepping away from touring with the band.
Quinn and Byford had performed collectively in a bunch known as Coast earlier than forming Saxon, which was first named Son of a Bitch. They modified their identify to Saxon in 1978. Quinn will proceed to report with the group and will even make the occasional stay look.
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