Steve “Zetro” Souza Offers Health Updates on Exodus’ Gary Holt and Death Angel’s Will Carroll
On the latest episode of his YouTube show, Zetro’s Toxic Vault, Exodus frontman Steve “Zetro” Souza has offered updates on the health of both Exodus guitarist Gary Holt and Death Angel drummer Will Carroll. Both musicians are believed, but not confirmed, to have contracted COVID-19, with Carroll reportedly hospitalized and “very ill.” The two bands recently completed a tour of Europe with Testament, whose vocalist, Chuck Billy, has tested positive for the virus.
You can read Zetro’s update below, and/or watch the episode at the bottom of this post:
“If I have [the disease], I don’t have any symptoms of it. I don’t feel bad at all. I am sleeping really well. I feel strong as an ox. I wish the gyms weren’t closed; I’d be there every day, unfortunately.
“The only one from our camp who seems to be sick is Gary, who showed signs of it. But his test won’t come back for quite some time now — seven to 10 days, I believe. Why that is, I don’t know. But him and his wife were tested. Now, I spoke to him this morning, and he feels better, although he still has a little bit of the symptoms sometimes, but he says he feels much better on that.
“Obviously, everybody knows, yesterday, Chuck Billy and his wife Tiffany had went on the Internet and told everybody that they have contracted it as well, which means now more people, it looks like. And I believe there’s two of their techs in their camp, that worked for them, have contracted it as well.
“I don’t even know if Will [has tested] positive. Will Carroll is very sick. He’s in the ICU right now. I heard he’s doing a lot better, but the news is very vague.
“We’re doing all right in the Exodus camp. Really, Gary’s the only one that’s sick as far as the techs. And the rest of the band, everybody’s doing good. A couple of guys in Death Angel are not feeling too well but getting better. Chuck and his wife and a couple of their techs not feeling too well, but they’re getting better. So just keep your fingers crossed.”
[via Metal Injection]