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Nevermore Bassist Jim Sheppard To Undergo Chron's Disease Treatment

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Nevermore bass player and one of the founding members Jim Sheppard will soon be undergoing a minor procedure for Chron’s Disease, a condition he’s managed for over 15 years. Precluding him from performing with the band during the first part of their upcoming tour with In Flames, Sheppard is expected to rejoin the band in Spokane, WA May 18. Filling in for Sheppard will be long-time friend James McDonough (ex-Megadeth).

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 tour dates with In Flames, Throwdown, Everygrey:

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

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1. zMETALlica writes:

James McDonough is one cool guy. it'll be cool to talk to him again after nevermore show

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2. Ostracised writes:

It sucks that Jim won't be at the Myrtle show, but I know James will hold the line for him. I hope his treatment goes well, nad he's back soon.

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3. Ostracised writes:

*and he's back soon. (Sorry, too early to be awake)

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