Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian was forced to miss the band's show in Missouri on Thursday night (26Jan12) after he was taken ill.
The rocker, who is married to Meat Loaf's daughter Pearl, fell sick shortly before he was due on stage at The Midland venue in Kansas City, Missouri and had to miss the gig, according to Blabbermouth.net.
The website reports guitarists from the band's support act, Testament, helped fill in for Ian during the show.
No further details about Ian's condition were available as WENN went to press. The band is due back on stage in Indianapolis, Indiana on Friday (27Jan12).