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Papa Roach Guitarist To Miss Tour Dates Due To Broken Fingers

Papa Roach guitarist Jerry Horton will be unable to perform at some of their upcoming tour dates.

Bad news for Papa Roach fans around the world: lead guitarist Jerry Horton has broken two of his fingers on his left hand and has had to have surgery. Until he’s fully recovered, he will be stepping out of Papa Roach’s European tour dates.

Jerry tweeted the following image and message:

Anthony Esperance, Papa Roach’s collaborator and touring guitarist, will be filling in on their upcoming tour with Hollywood Undead.

Check out the dates below:


16 Spain, Barcelona, Razzmatazz
17 Spain, Madrid, Sala Riviera
20 Italy, Milan, Alcatraz
21 Switzerland, Zurich, Halle 622
22 Germany, Offenbach, Stadthalle
24 Germany, Munich, Zenith
25 Austria, Vienna, Gasometer
28 Greece, Thessaloniki, Principal Club Theatre
29 Greece, Athens, Piraeus Academy 117


02 Bulgaria, Sofia, Universiada Hall
03 Romania, Bucharest, Arenele Romane
04 Hungary, Budapest, Sportarena
06 Slovakia, Bratislava, Eurovia Arena
07 Poland, Poznan, MTP2
09 Germany, Berlin, Verti Music Hall
10 Germany, Hannover, Swiss Life Hall
11 Germany, Leipzig, Haus Auensee
13 France, Paris, Le Zenith
14 Netherlands, Tilburg, 013
16 Germany, Dusseldorf, Mitsubishi Electric Halle
17 Germany, Hamburg, Barclaycard Arena
18 Denmark, Copenhagen, Vegap

READ THIS: Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix: I can’t say I’m perfect…I’m lucky that I got out alive”

Papa Roach will also be touring with Five Finger Death Punch, I Prevail and Ice Nine Kills later this year:


08 Sunrise, FLBB&T Center
10 Duluth, GA – Infinite Energy Center
11 Pelham, AL – Oak Mountain Amphitheater
13 San Antonio, TXAT&T Center
14 Ft. Worth, TX – Dickies Arena
16 Houston, TX – Toyota Center
18 Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Arena
19 San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena
21 Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
23 Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
25 Portland, OR – Veteran Memorial Coliseum
29 Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center


03 Baltimore, MD – Royal Farms Arena
05 Worcester, MADCU Center
06 Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
08 Cincinnati, OH – Heritage Bank Center
12 Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
14 Pittsburgh, PAPPG Paints Arena
15 Camden, NJBB&T Pavilion
17 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
19 Rosemont, IL – Allstate Arena
20 St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center

Speaking to Z93 last year, frontman Jacoby Shaddix teased an anniversary celebration for Papa Roach’s breakthrough album Infest, which turns 20 in April. 

2020, we’re going to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of our album Infest,” frontman Jacoby Shaddix told Z93. And so, April 25th, 2020, we will be having a celebration.” 

It’s unclear whether he’s referring to the upcoming Portland tour date, or if Papa Roach have yet to reveal their anniversary plans. Jacoby also spoke about Papa Roach’s impact. 

Music can be a bright spot to people — it can be a source of strength,”Jacoby said. It can be a source of hope to people and Papa Roach has been a source of strength and hope to people out there.” 

READ THIS: Papa Roach are planning Infest 20th anniversary celebrations

Posted on February 12th 2020, 5:22p.m.
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