Aaron Hill, the drummer from American sludge band Eyehategod, was stabbed and robbed on his way to a venue in Guadalajara, Mexico, Consequence of Sound reports. On Sunday night, the 35-year-old drummer was assaulted by three men and one woman who demanded his belongings at an intersection. Hill was stabbed by the weapon on his left side, leaving a small two-inch wound. The attack happened in the area of Epigmenio González and Comercio streets, the walking path from the band’s hotel to nearby venue Forum Independence, according to Informador.
Promoter, Show No Mercy, made a statement saying Hill was not seriously injured, however, the scheduled gig had to be canceled. The statement was posted by venue promoter on Facebook, translated as:
“Today while Aaron Hill walked to the venue he suffered a robbery. They have a driver at their disposal; but they were touring the city all afternoon, so he preferred to walk to the venue, for his hotel is very close; when 4 people, two blocks away, intercepted and took away their belongings. While one of them threatened him and made him a 5 cm wound on the left side. He is well, however it was not possible to continue with the show.”