Saxon have been forced to postpone the remaining dates on their UK headline tour due to Nigel Glockler’s health issues. The drummer was rushed to hospital on Monday night. The band have revealed more details will follow as soon as available.
Biff Byford said: “It’s devastating news that our friend and drummer Nigel has been taken ill. We have to postpone all shows until we find out more. He has been taken to hospital in Newcastle. All our thoughts are with Nigel and his family.”
The UK dates were due to be the culmination of 38-date European tour “Warriors of the Road” celebrating their 35th Anniversary. The set list featured tracks from what is known to the fans as ‘The Holy Trinity’ – Saxon’s seminal albums Wheels of Steel, Strong Arm of the Law and Denim and Leather.
The following shows are re-scheduled as follows: Tickets are valid for the new dates.
February 3rd NEWCASTLE Academy
February 4th NOTTINGHAM Rock City
February 5th WOLVERHAMPTON Wulfrun Hall
February 6th OXFORD Academy
February 7th LONDON Shepherds Bush Empire
The band and management would like to apologise to all involved for any inconvenience caused.