Volbeat recruit ex-Slayer drummer Jon Dette for U.S. tour as Jon Larsen tests positive for COVID-19

Author Jad - 29.1.2022

Three dates into their U.S. tour, world class Danish hard rock band Volbeat have announced that their drummer Jon Larsen has tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement was followed by the cancellation of their planned show last night (January 28th) in Boise, Idaho. Co-headliners Ghost and openers Twin Temple still played last night’s show as planned.

In a statement issued today, Volbeat revealed that former Slayer drummer Jon Dette has been recruited to fill in for Larsen until he is cleared to resume touring. Dette wis set to begin tonight, January 29th, in Portland, Oregon.

Check out Volbeat‘s statement below:


01/29 Portland, OR – Veterans Memorial Coliseum
01/31 West Valley City, UT – Maverik Center
02/02 Denver, CO – Ball Arena
02/04 Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena
02/05 Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
02/07 Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
02/08 Hershey, PA – GIANT Center
02/10 Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
02/11 Worcester, MA – DCU Center
02/12 Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
02/14 Pittsburgh, PA – Petersen Events Center
02/15 Toledo, OH – Huntington Center
02/16 Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
02/18 Chicago, IL – Allstate Arena
02/19 Cincinnati, OH – Heritage Bank Center
02/20 Milwaukee, WI – Fiserv Forum
02/21 St. Louis, MO – Chaifetz Arena
02/23 Independence, MO – Cable Dahmer Arena
02/25 Houston, TX – Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
02/26 Dallas, TX – Fair Park Coliseum
02/28 El Paso, TX – Don Haskins Center
03/01 Phoenix, AZ – Footprint Center
03/03 Anaheim, CA – Honda Center