As reported on the Saxon (Official) Facebook:
Saxon regret to inform UK fans that the remaining tour dates have been postponed due to Nigel Glocker’s health issues. The drummer was rushed to the hospital on Monday night; more details will follow as soon as available.
Biff Byford says: “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.”
Biff Byford later wrote: “Nigel our friend and brother is in the hospital in the UK having tests to find a bleed on his brain. He is up and talking but he says he has a ball crushing headache. I will pass all your messages on to Gina, Nigel’s wife and we all pray that Nige can pull through this! At the moment all shows have been re scheduled to 3/4/5/6/7 of February 2015″ – Biff
Nigel Glocker (Credit: Saxon Facebook)
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 apologize to all involved for any inconvenience caused.
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GET WELL & STAY STRONG NIGEL GLOCKER.
LONG LIVE SAXON.
LONG LIVE METAL.