Last weekend on October 26th in Orlando FL, Coheed and Cambria drummer Josh Eppard fainted on stage during Coheed's set. After a visit from paramedics, Josh insisted on coming back out to finish the show and ended up toughing out the rest of the night.
Upon his return home, Josh’s doctors advised him to undergo a procedure called a “cardiac ablation” in the coming weeks. This procedure will close an “extra pathway” to Josh’s heart, which has been causing an irregular heartbeat for some time, and was responsible for the occurrence in FL.
As soon as the band found out about this, they issued a statement on all of their social media platforms stating:
"Due to the necessity of this procedure, Coheed and Cambria will be canceling the rest of our 2019 dates to let Josh get back to full health, so that we can make sure there will be a World for Tomorrow. We apologize from the bottom of our hearts to fans in the Midwest and those in Australia, as well as the organizers of these shows. We feel strongly that an abundance of caution is the best move for Josh and for the band at this time. Let there be no confusion, we will be back bigger and stronger in 2020, and are already planning big announcements on the horizon. Thank you for your Neverending support, Coheed and Cambria."
The band also added: "If you want to follow Josh on this journey, he will surely be documenting it on his socials: @weerd_science "
Here's to wishing Josh a full recovery, you can check out more on Coheed and Cambria below!
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