Slayer have rescheduled the dates postponed due to Tom Araya's back problems. The headbanging Araya, known for aggressively swinging his long mane of hair while performing, began experiencing back problems while on the band's Australian/New Zealand/Japanese tour last October. In spite of his rapidly increasing pain and discomfort, he carried on with the tour, but immediately upon returning home saw an orthopedic specialist who diagnosed a Cervical Radiculopathy. The rocker initially did not want to take the major surgery route, so the specialist recommended a series of minimally-invasive procedures. While those procedures have resulted in some improvement, Araya continues to deal with intermittent bouts of severe pain, numbness and muscle spasms.
SLAYER ON TOUR
Date City Venue
05.26.10 Leeds, England o2 Academy
05.27.10 Glasgow, Scotland Barrowland
05.29.10 Birmingham, England o2 Academy
05.30.10 Manchester, England Academy
05.31.10 Nottingham, England Rock City
06.02.10 London, UK The Forum
06.03.10 London, UK The Forum
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