Fleshgod Apocalypse is pulling out of his show in Italy this weekend, reporting that singer Francesco Paoli was recently injured in a climbing incident.
The group released a statement on the matter revealing that Paoli suffered from “several fractures” and was “currently stable in a local hospital” after the incident last Saturday (August 21).
The group’s statement reads as follows:
Last Saturday, August 21, our singer Francesco Paoli was seriously injured while climbing the Gran Sasso mountains in Abruzzo, Italy. Despite several fractures, Francesco is currently stable at a local hospital while receiving treatment for his injuries.
In light of this, Fleshgod Apocalypse is forced to cancel his show from Cremona, Italy to “Road to Luppolo” scheduled for Sunday 29. More details will be shared as soon as we have more information available.
Paoli, who was the group’s lead singer, reclaimed the lead singer’s place in the group in 2017 after the release of Tommaso Riccardi. He remained in the band during Riccardi’s run, still playing drums and guitar and lending backing vocals.
While the immediate show in Italy has been canceled, the group seems to have some time for Paoli to recover before performing again. They have shows booked in Europe in October. See their scheduled dates here.
At Loudwire, we send our best wishes for a speedy recovery.
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