SOULFLY Enlist Dave Ellefson and Danny Lilker For Tour

SOULFLY bassist Bobby Burns will sit out the U.S. Dark Ages Tour with SOULFLY after suffering a stroke last Thursday. Although home at this time, Burns will need long rest for recovery.

The two bassists stepping up to the plate are metal veterans, Dave Ellefson (ex-MEGADETH, current F5/TEMPLE OF BRUTALITY) and Danny Lilker (ex-ANTHRAX/SOD/NUCLEAR ASSAULT, current BRUTAL TRUTH). Ellefson will be the bass player thru September 26th. After which, Lilker will be the bass player from September 27th thru the remainder of the tour.

Tour dates:

September
9/18 San Diego, CA The House of Blues
9/19 Anaheim, CA The House of Blues
9/20 Las Vegas, NV The House of Blues
9/21 Salt Lake City, UT Club Vegas
9/22 Colorado Springs, CO The Black Sheep
9/23 Topeka, KS The Static Bar
9/24 St. Paul, MN Station 4
9/25 Mokena, IL The Pearl Room
9/26 Flint, MI The Machine Shop
9/27 Millvale, PA Mr. Smalls Theatre
9/28 Bedford, NH Mark’s Place
9/29 Allentown, PA Crocodile Rock Café
9/30 Springfield, VA Jaxx

October
10/1 Winston-Salem, NC Ziggy’s
10/2 Charlotte, NC Amos’ South End
10/3 Tallahassee, FL The Beta Bar
10/4 St. Petersburg, FL State Theatre
10/5 Ft. Lauderdale, FL The Culture Room
10/6 Atlanta, GA Masquerade

SOULFLY Bassist Suffers Mild Stroke

SOULFLY bassist Bobby Burns suffered a mild stroke last week and was immediately hospitalized.  While he is on track for a full recovery, he will not be able to participate in the band’s upcoming US tour, which begins this Monday (September 28th) in San Deigo.  A fill-in has not yet been named.

Well-wishes and regards can be sent to him via his MySpace page.