Saxon Postpone Balance of Tour After Drummer Nigel Glocker Hospitalized

Saxon drummer Nigel Glocker was hospitalized on Monday with an undisclosed illness, forcing the band to postpone the balance of their U.K. tour.

The band was on the tail end of their Warrior of the Road Tour with only five dates left. The newly rescheduled dates are shown below.

The following was posted on their official webpage:
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 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.”

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.

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