Ray Luzier de Korn tests positive for COVID-19, supplement announced


Korn drummer Ray Luzier has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be absent from some of the band’s upcoming tour dates while FEVER 333’s Aric Improta has been chosen as a temporary replacement.

Luzier is the third Korn member to test positive for the virus since the group returned to the road this summer. First, singer Jonathan Davis contracted COVID-19 which forced a handful of dates to be postponed and after his recovery was still suffering from after-effects that required sitting down for part of the performance. headlining using supplemental oxygen on stage. also.

Guitarist Munky then tested positive for COVID-19 more than a week after Davis returned, and his bandmate Love & Death JR Bareis served as a replacement so the tour could continue.

Now Korn has enlisted the services of Improta, who spent the summer filming alongside them and co-headliners Staind in FEVER 333, as a tweet announcing the latest update reveals.

“Unfortunately, Ray has tested positive for COVID, and he will not be playing the next three shows in Vegas, Fresno and Oakland. Korn will continue as planned despite these circumstances. We expect a quick recovery for Ray and he should be back to play. Los Angeles concerts with us, ”said the manager declaration by Korn.

The group confirmed that FEVER 333’s Aric Improta will perform in Luzier’s absence in that same tweet.

Korn’s next five shows will be with System of a Down after being cast to replace Faith No More, who stepped down to allow frontman Mike Patton to prioritize her sanity.

Loudwire wishes Luzier a speedy and full recovery.

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