Exodus have re-enlisted drummer John Tempesta to fill in for Tom Looking at an upcoming pair of reveals.
Looking just lately underwent a full gastrectomy surgical process after being recognized with squamous cell carcinoma, a most cancers of the abdomen, earlier this yr. Though he can’t be declared cancer-free simply but, he’s making exceptional progress and goals to return to the stage within the close to future.
For now, nonetheless, the thrash icons will lean on Tempesta, who was a member of the band from 1990 by means of 1993 and performed on the Affect Is Imminent and Pressure of Behavior albums. At present, he has been a member of The Cult since 2006 and Motor Sister since 2015 and his previous credentials embody time spent in Rob Zombie (1997-2005), Testomony (1993-1994, 2005), White Zombie (1994-1998), Helmet (2004-2006), Prong (1997) and extra.
In a social media put up, Tempesta relayed, “I’m very excited and honored to fill in for my brother Tom as he heals from surgical procedure. Wanting ahead to those reveals and being again with the Exodus household!”
Exodus acknowledged, “Resulting from Tom’s continued restoration from his surgical procedure, we’re asserting that for our present in Vegas and Full Terror Assault, we will probably be joined by @johntempesta on drums! John was Tom’s ( and our) primary alternative to leap behind the package in his absence, and John will kill it whereas Tom continues his restoration, which goes very nicely! Wanting ahead to seeing everybody who’s coming to Vegas for the present. And looking out ahead to getting Tom wholesome and again behind his package as quickly as attainable! However let’s welcome John again for 2 reveals the place he began!”
“Hey y’all. I am 5 weeks out from the surgical procedure and on the mend. I am feeling stronger on a regular basis and I am past excited to get again to figuring out on the drums,” added Looking.
He continued, “Sadly I will not be prepared for the upcoming Vegas and Full Terror Assault reveals. Initially I believed if I may stroll, I may play. I must handle my very own expectations, after which work my very core again into form to be totally prepared for motion. I’ve little doubt I am going to bounce again and get there. I wanna specific my timeless love and gratitude to our brother Johnny Tempesta for agreeing to play in my absence. I am 100% positive he’ll crush enjoying this music! I am going to test in once more very quickly. Thanks soooo a lot and CHEERS EVERYONE!!!!”
Followers can catch Tempesta on drums with Exodus on the Psycho Las Vegas and Full Terror Assault festivals.
Loudwires needs Looking all one of the best as he continues to give attention to his restoration.
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