As I Lay Dying Drop Off Killswitch Engage Tour; Two New Bands Added
Due to the recent arrest of their frontman Tim Lambesis, AS I LAY DYING have pulled out of the upcoming KILLSWITCH ENGAGE North American headlining tour.
Says AS I LAY DYING in a statement: "In light of recent events, AS I LAY DYING will, unfortunately, not be taking part in the upcoming tour with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE. Given the circumstances, we feel that it is best for the band to be off the road while the current situation gets sorted. We'd like to thank all of our fans for their ongoing support at this difficult time."
Darkest Hour and The Word Alive have now been added to the trek as replacements.
Lambesis was arrested on may 7 for allegedly hiring someone to kill his estranged wife. He was ordered held on $3 million bail during his arraignment hearing last Thursday and he faces nine years in state prison if convicted.