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HELLYEAH Cancel Immediate Shows Due To Tom Maxwell’s Injured Finger


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HELLYEAH guitarist Tom Maxwell has issued the below statement regarding the band being forced to cancel some of their immediate shows due to the condition of his finger worsening. He previously revealed he was set to undergo surgery later in September for the condition but has now been advised not to perform live at all until after undergoing surgery and recovering.

In a statement issued today, August 31st, he offered:

“As previously announced, I was scheduled to have surgery following our last show at ‘Blue Ridge Rock Festival‘. My condition has worsened and my physician has advised me against performing again prior to surgery.

I was previously involved in a car accident and broke the middle finger on my left hand. I now suffer from trigger finger, a condition that causes my finger to lock. I received a series of cortisone shots to alleviate the problem, however, the cure rate is about 70%. Unfortunately, that procedure did not work in my case.

I am devastated that my finger has been very stiff and painful. We have been performing at our very best and the support of all those who have paid tribute to Vinnie Paul has really helped us recover from our loss. We will reschedule the headline shows. I’m really sorry we could not perform for you this time… But we will see you soon!

Maxwell

The cancelled dates include:

09/06 Jacksonville, NC – The Tarheel
09/07 Greenville, SC – The Firmament
09/08 Concord, VA – Blue Ridge Rock Festival

The band’s new album “Welcome Home” is headed for a September 27th release date.

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