Chuck Billy, his spouse Tiffany and a number of other crew members have all been quarantined earlier than their prognosis got here out, whereas Exodus guitarist Gary Holt is ready for the results of his check.
Chuck Billy, the lead singer of metallic band Testomony, has examined optimistic for coronavirus.
In a gaggle assertion on Fb on Sunday, March 22, Testomony introduced that Billy, his spouse Tiffany, and a number of other crew members had all been identified with Covid-19 after coming back from their “Bay Strikes Back Tour” of Europe earlier within the month.
“As of yesterday morning, Chuck and Tiffany Billy’s tests have come back positive as well as some crew members,” they wrote. “We are doing what’s right, and what’s safe, and have all been quarantining ourselves since our return home; since before we were even tested.”
“We are of course concerned for our families, our friends, our crew, our fellow musicians, and our fans. We’ve reached out to support our fellow Bay Area Bands who are also being proactive in their own camps, staying quarantined and safe, and will speak on their individual situations if and when they are ready to.”
The assertion got here after quite a few members of the bands on the “Bay Strikes Back Tour”, which noticed Testomony play alongside Exodus and Demise Angel, additionally stated they had been feeling unwell.
Exodus guitarist Gary Holt wrote on Instagram on Wednesday that he and spouse Lisa had been “suffering from all the symptoms of Corona, without the beer”.
“(We’re) mildly sick, better today after repeatedly waking up soaked in sweat last night,” he wrote. “I’m self-monitoring with my better half, and unfortunately, won’t be able to visit my grandkids until I’m symptom-free for seven days.”
Holt and his spouse had been each examined for the virus on Friday, however should wait seven to 10 days to get the outcomes.
Along with Holt’s sickness, Demise Angel drummer Will Carroll is within the hospital battling an undisclosed sickness. Holt shared a put up about Carroll on Twitter on Saturday, writing: “Will is in the ICU. (It’s) WAY worse that (sic) anything I’m dealing with, by a long shot. Not even close. He is very ill. There are several of us that have symptoms and are waiting for test results. Will needs some healing vibes from everyone.”