Nigel Glockner

Saxon Drummer Nigel Glockler Joins Saxon At London Concert

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Fantastic drum news. Saxons drummer Nigel Glockler, who has been seriously ill over the past few Months has been filmed back with the band, drumming at their sound check. Exactly five weeks since he was discharged from hospital after suffering a life-threatening ruptured brain aneurysm, the¬†drummer was back behind the kit for one song, “747 (Strangers In The Night)”, during the band’s set at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London, England.

Video footage of the “747 (Strangers In The Night)” pre-concert soundcheck, featuring Nigel Glockler on drums, can be seen below.Nigel was rushed to hospital in December after suffering a brain aneurysm (a bulging, weak area in the wall of an artery that supplies blood to the brain). He has since undergone two surgeries, but is not yet fit enough to fully resume drumming duties. Filling in for him for SAXON’s rescheduled U.K. tour is Sven Dirkschneider, the son of legendary ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider.

The video shows Nigel Glockler on the drums, 2 months after suffering a life threatening ruptured brain aneurysm and was posted by his wife Gina Giambalvo-Glockler.

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