As beforehand reported, Eyehategod drummer Aaron Hill was robbed and attacked with a knife on Sunday night time whereas strolling to a venue in Guadalajara, Mexico, the place the New Orleans sludge metallic band was set to carry out. Hill suffered a two-inch wound however he has issued an announcement revealing that he’s “at dwelling and doing properly.”
Together with the message, Hill included an image of the bloodied Roky Erickson shirt he was sporting. He additionally diverted any adverse feedback relating to Mexico.
His full assertion through Fb reads as follows:
“I wanna thank everybody who’s reached out to ship their love and help these previous few days, it actually means rather a lot to me and I thanks. I’m dwelling and doing properly. I additionally wanna thank everybody at Foro Independencia and Present No Mercy for his or her assist and a particular because of everybody in attendance for exhibiting up and understanding why we needed to cancel. I don’t blame anybody for the incident as this might’ve occurred anyplace and I don’t agree with any adverse feedback about Mexico. I believe Mexico is an attractive place with nice individuals and I sit up for returning and taking part in once more See you all quickly.”
Hill was en path to the venue, the Foro Independencia, selecting to stroll to the close by venue as a result of the band had been in a automobile all day touring town, in response to an announcement by the promoter Present No Mercy, who added that Eyehategod had a “driver at their disposal.” In response to the information outlet Informador, three males and a girl confronted Hill at an intersection, robbed him, after which attacked him with a knife. The present was subsequently canceled.
We’re definitely glad to listen to Hill is doing properly and recovering. Eyehategod will proceed their relentless touring later this month because the “four Strikes…From the Elementary to the Penitentiary Tour” rolls on. See our recap and picture gallery of the band’s current present in Brooklyn.