Wed. Oct 20th, 2021

Judas Priest’s Faulkner Hospitalized, Rest of Tour Postponed

Judas Priest has postponed the remainder of their 50 Heavy Metal Years tour after guitarist Richie Faulkner was hospitalized with a “major medical heart condition.” No additional information is currently available.

“It is with deep regret that we have to postpone the rest of our U.S. tour,” said the band. “Richie Faulkner has major medical heart condition issues which have landed him in the hospital where he is being treated. In the meantime, we are all sending love to our Falcon to wish him a speedy recovery…

“As soon as we have any updates from his doctors on when we can reschedule the dates, we will of course announce them — tickets will be valid…”