Shinedown’s Eric Bass Exits Tour
Shinedown bassist Eric Bass has been forced to leave the band’s current tour due to medical reasons. The news came in a Twitter video from the group.
“Unfortunately, Eric had to fly home last night,” Myers says in the video. “Very uncomfortably, actually. And didn’t get to play the show with us. His back is very messed up.”
Bass shared an update on his own Instagram two days later writing, “What a difference 48 hours makes. From the stage and beast workouts two days ago to West Ashley Wellness and [Southeastern Spine Institute] today. Gotta get healthy again. Not sure if 44 is the new 24, or if 44 is the new 84. Check back with me in a week and I’ll let you know.”
Josh Stern, who filled in on guitar for the band last year, has stepped up to fill in on the dates Bass will miss. We’re wishing a speedy recovery to Eric!