Matt Heafy from Trivium sits out the remaining tour dates

Matt Heafy, lead singer for heavy metal band Trivium, put out a message stating he will be sitting out the remainder of the current tour. He has a very good reason though, Matt Heafy and his wife are expecting twins!! Their expected date of arrival to this world might just be happening sooner than expected. So, as any excited father-to-be would, Heafy is heading home to be with his wife to welcome the little rockers.

Heafy posted a video update apologizing to fans for his departure and noted to have no fear the vocalists of the bands on the tour with Trivium, Light The Torch‘s Howard Jones & Avatar’s Johannes Eckerström To Fill Inare going to step up and help fill in. Additionally, Youtuber Jared Dines will fill in for some tracks.

Here is the announcement from Matt Heafy:

The remaining tour dates that will be affected by Matt Heafy’s absence are:

10/25 Edmonton, AB – The Ranch Roadhouse
10/26 Calgary, AB – The Palace Theater
10/28 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
10/29 Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO
10/30 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
10/31 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory
11/02 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
11/03 Berkeley, CA – UC Theatre