As of late Monday (Sept. 27), news was sent out that Judas Priest was postponing the rest of their North American tour due to Richie Faulkner being hospitalized for a “major medical heart condition issues.” Mariah Lynch, Faulkner’s significant other keeps fans updated on his condition.
Lynch telling fans that Faulkner is stable and resting: “Thank you to everyone for all your messages. I will try to get back to you as soon as I can. Richie underwent major emergency heart surgery. He is stable & resting. If you know him, you know how tough & strong he is. So tough that he finished the show & kept the hair flips coming. There’s no one like him. We’d be lost without him.”
— Paul Z (@NJBCRichMan) September 28, 2021
WELL WISHES: Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner ‘stable and resting’ after emergency heart surgery: https://t.co/n83zdE5IIB
— Loudwire (@Loudwire) September 29, 2021