NEVERMORE Bassist To Undergo Crohn's Disease Treatment; Ex-MEGADETH Man To Fill In

NEVERMORE bass player and one of the founding members Jim Sheppard will soon be undergoing a minor procedure for Crohn's Disease, a condition he's managed for over 15 years. Unable to perform with the band during the first part of their upcoming tour with IN FLAMES, Sheppard is expected to rejoin the group in Spokane, WA May 18. Filling in for Sheppard will be longtime friend James MacDonough (ex-MEGADETH, ICED EARTH).

NEVERMORE, who just wrapped up a series of dates with ARCH ENEMY, will be performing at several European summer festivals, including Rock Hard, Sweden Rock and Wacken Open Air before supporting DISTURBED across Europe this fall. After their touring activity the band will be taking time off to write the follow-up to last year’s critically acclaimed album "This Godless Endeavor".

NEVERMORE w/ IN FLAMES, THROWDOWN, EVERGREY:

May 05 - Town Ballroom - Buffalo, NY
May 06 - Higher Ground - Burlington, VT
May 07 - Jaxx - W. Springfield, VA (Headlining with EVERGREY only)
May 08 - House of Blues - Myrtle Beach, SC
May 09 - Planet Rock - Jacksonville, NC
May 11 - Bogart’s - Cincinnati, OH
May 12 - Piere’s Entertainment Center - Fort Wayne, IN
May 13 - Orbit Room - Grand Rapids, MI
May 15 - Granada Theatre - Lawrence, KS
May 16 - The Black Sheep - Colorado Springs, CO (IN FLAMES & EVERGREY Only)
May 18 - Big Easy - Spokane, WA
May 19 - McDonald Theatre - Eugene, OR
May 20 - Senator Theatre - Chico, CA
May 21 - New Oasis - Sparks, NV
May 23 - Rialto Theatre - Tucson, AZ
May 25 - Cain’s Ballroom - Tulsa, OK
May 26 - New Daisy Theatre - Memphis, TN
May 27 - House of Blues - New Orleans, LA
May 28 - The Beta Bar - Tallahassee, FL

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