British heavy metal icons Saxon have announced that guitarist Paul Quinn has decided to “step back from touring”. As a consequence of his decision, Saxon have cancelled their April 2023 South American tour, as well as the appearance on the Monsters Of Rock cruise.
The band released the following statement today: “After much soul searching our great friend and fellow warrior Paul Quinn has decided to step back from touring with Saxon. After many years on the road, with the subsequent stress and tiredness that accompany long tour schedules, Paul doesn’t want his performance to suffer and let his fellow band mates and fans down. Paul will continue to record with the band and may play select special shows in the future Saxon stand by Paul’s decision and will keep you all informed regarding our next journey”.