Post-hardcore act Palisades are kicking off their tour with Starset tonight, but it looks like they'll be doing so without their lead vocalist.

According to the band's social media, Lou Miceli Jr will be sitting out the tour to address severe medical issues affecting his vocals.

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The band made the announcement via Instagram today, simply captioning the post "Update". Bassist and co-vocalist Brandon Elgar will be filling the role of lead vocalist for the tour. You can read the entire post below.


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"Hey all, So tonight we begin the Starset tour. We are really excited to get back on the road and play with these bands and for all of you."

"Unfortunately, after a ton of consideration and medical opinions, Lou will not be with us for this run. He is having severe medical issues that need to be addressed so that he can recover fully and prevent any further damage."

"To be very clear, this has to do with his voice, sinus issues and some inner-ear issues."

"Part of being in a band is being able to persevere and we will do that. Brandon has been rehearsing and practicing and we are really confident that you will be getting a full Palisades experience. Just in a new way."

"We wish Lou a speedy recovery and will see all of you out there!"

"Yours, Palisades."

What do you think about Brandon Elgar filling in for Lou Miceli Jr on vocals for Palisades during their upcoming tour? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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