Guitarist Mark Reale, a founding member of metal institution Riot, has been hospitalized with symptoms of Crohn’s disease. As Metal Insider reports:

Reale, who has actually been battling Crohn’s for most of his life, is said to be in critical condition. While Riot have confirmed that they will still move forward with their previously announced commitments, there’s still a strong chance that Reale may not be well enough to appear.

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