Sleeping With Sirens guitarist Nick Martin shared today that he will not be performing on the band's upcoming December tour due to an “immediate family emergency.”

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Martin posted a statement to his Instagram, saying: “Due to an immediate family emergency, I will be unable to play the upcoming shows in December. My boys are going to hold it down without me. I can't thank them enough for their love & support right now. Please, make sure you catch a show in December! I'll be back with the boys in the new year.”


Much love ❤️

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The band's forthcoming tour dates were announced just before the release of their festive yuletide number, “Christmas On The Road,” which we're still hoping they perform. Check out the band's December tour dates below.

12/05 – Houston, TX @ House Of Blues
12/06 – Dallas, TX @ The Door
12/07 – San Antonio, TX @ Alamo City Music Hall
12/08 – Lubbock, TX @ Jake's Backroom
12/10 – Tucson, AZ @ The Rock
12/11 – Mesa, AZ @ Mesa Amphitheatre
12/14 – Corpus Christi, TX @ House Of Rock
12/15 – New Orleans, LA @ House Of Blues

AP's thoughts are with Martin and his family at this time.

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