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New Drummer Joining Nine Inch Nails in Tour

October 11, 2005 (4:57 am) GMT
Nine Inch Nails, whose regular drummer has been sidelined with a heart condition, have tapped Alex Carapetis to man the kit for the rest of the tour's

It's close to a month that have been touring with . Though, the ride seems incomplete with the absence of NIN regular drummer Jerome Dillon due to health concerns. Thus, the music group has tapped Australian Alex Carapetis to fill in during its ongoing fall tour.

NIN leader Trent Reznor wrote on the band's Web site "I can't begin to tell you what a difficult job it is to replace your drummer in this band, and these guys have truly risen to the high-pressure situation that it is." Following such decision, Carapetis already played his first show with Nine Inch Nails on Friday in Chicago.

To note, Jerome Dillon's ongoing health concerns has reluctantly forced the band to postpone two of the tour's gigs last month; he dropped off the run following an October 1 performance to seek treatment for an unspecified heart condition.

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