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Shadows Fall cancels shows due to illness

Tuesday, November 06, 2012 1:45 PM PT

Official press release:

Due some recent medical ailments Shadows Fall is canceling the following headline tour dates:

November 8 - Fayetteville, NC – The Norva
November 9 - Jacksonville, NC - Hooligans
November 10 - Charleston, SC - Ground Zero
November 11 - Jacksonville, FL - The Roc Bar

Shadows Fall drummer Jason Bittner explains:

"For those who may not know- I was diagnosed last week with acute pancreatitis - for most of the last Shadows Fall tour I was in a lot of abdominal pain which I figured was either food poisoning or a stomach bug, unfortunately it turns out to be a little more serious than that. After a trip to the ER last Monday I received the diagnosis and some pain treatment. That being said it pains me to say that due to Doctor's orders I am not cleared (nor do I even feel like I could pick up a stick) to begin touring until after I see the specialist and my blood work is back to normal, I apologize to the fans cause it kills me to not be there, but my health comes first and I need to recuperate in order to return 110%"

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