THE DEAD DAISIES Singer GLENN HUGHES tests positive for COVID-19; Temporary replacement announced
DEAD DAISIES leader Glenn Hughes has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be able to join his bandmates on the remaining shows of their summer 2022 European tour. For concerts, Dino Jelusick (WHITE SNAKE) will take over on vocals while Yogi Lonich will play bass.
DEAD DAISIES said in a statement: “We are saddened to have to report that the dreaded virus has hit the camp again with Glenn Hughes positive test and unfortunately unable to continue. He is doing well, and please join us in wishing him a speedy recovery.
“In the spirit of DEAD DAISIES, ‘The show must continue’. As Yogi filled for David when he was a crook we go ahead with Yogi play bass and Dino Jelusick (WHITE SNAKE) joining us on vocals for the rest of these concerts.
“We know that some of you come to see Glenn but we hope you’ll come anyway, rock with us and have a good time. Too many bands find it easy to cancel, but we’re determined to keep playing for you guys… rain, hail, heat or virus.
“If you want to miss it, we are talking to the promoters to find a solution…we will let you know.
“Looking forward to seeing you at those remaining shows.”
The band’s remaining European tour dates are as follows:
July 26 – Vienne, France – Théâtre Antique (special guest for JUDAS PRIEST)
July 27 – Pratteln, Switzerland – Z7
July 28 – Karlsruhe, Germany – Sub-Internship
July 30 – Halle (Saale), Germany – Peißnitzinsel (special guest for JUDAS PRIEST)
July 31 – Oberhausen, Germany – Rudolf Weber Arena (special guest for JUDAS PRIEST)
August 02 – Bamberg, Germany – Brose Arena (special guest for JUDAS PRIEST)
August 05 – Knislinge, Sweden – Time To Rock Festival
DEAD DAISIES will release their sixth studio album, “Glow”September 30.
“Glow” is the second album DAISIES did with an esteemed producer Big Ben at the helm, recorded at The mixing room in North Hollywood, California.
The first singles from the album, “Glow” and “Shine on”have been broadcast direct to radio around the world, added to digital playlists, and received with open arms by tens of thousands of fans and audiences on DEAD DAISIESSummer 2022 European Tour.
All songs on “Glow” were written by guitarists David Lowy and Doug Aldrich and Hughes. Drummer Brian Tichy returned to DAISIES beginning of 2022 to install the battery on “Glow”.
“Glow” will be available as a digipak CD with sticker, gatefold black vinyl with printed inner sleeves and digitally.
DEAD DAISIES‘ last album, “Holy Land”was released in January 2021. Recorded at The Factory Studios in the south of France with Fatthe LP was the band’s first to feature Hugheswho joined the band in 2019 as their new bassist and vocalist, replacing John Corabi (MOTLEY CRUE) and Marco Mendoza (SLIM LIZZY).