King’s X cancel European tour after Ty Tabor diagnosed with serious illness

Ty Tabor
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King’s X guitarist Ty Tabor has been diagnosed with an illness that requires “vigilant monitoring”, forcing the band to cancel their European tour this fall.

Confirming the news on social media, Tabor wrote that he will need to stay in the US for the near future following medical advice, and may require treatment for the illness.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.