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Foo Fighters explain injury that led to rescheduled tour dates
Foo Fighters explain injury that led to rescheduled tour dates
A little over a week ago, Foo Fighters announced that some of their tour dates would have to be rescheduled following a “band member injury.” However, Dave Grohl has come forward and clarified the injury in question. According to Billboard, a conversation between Grohl and Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino reveals that the Foo Fighters frontman actually underwent surgery on his arm. Read mor... Read
DGD’s Tilian Pearson unable to perform due to injury
DGD’s Tilian Pearson unable to perform due to injury
Dance Gavin Dance frontman, Tilian Pearson, was unable to perform with his band last night following a concussion he had suffered earlier in the day. Read more: Slipknot’s Corey Taylor roasts Adam Levine for “rock music is nowhere” comment The band are currently on tour with Underoath, and were set to play Milwaukee's The Rave yesterday. They were still ...
Every Time I Die’s Andy Williams currently touring with ruptured bicep
Every Time I Die’s Andy Williams currently touring with ruptured bicep
Every Time I Die is currently doing a run for their 20 years as a band, but it appears as though their guitarist Andy Williams has had a bit of bad luck on the tour. Revealed in an Instagram post yesterday, the guitarist ruptured his bicep earlier in the month, but that hasn't stopped him from playing shows on the winter tour. Re...
The Word Alive’s Telle Smith also broke his knee during onstage accident
The Word Alive’s Telle Smith also broke his knee during onstage accident
Talk about a disappointing development: Not only did the Word Alive vocalist Telle Smith suffer a compound fracture in his right leg during an onstage accident last month, the musician just found out he also broke his knee. Read more: The Word Alive's Telle Smith suffers compound fracture "So I finally got my post-tour checkup on my broken leg," Smith tweeted on Tuesday. "T ... Rea
The Word Alive’s Telle Smith suffers compound fracture—here’s how you can help him out
The Word Alive’s Telle Smith suffers compound fracture—here’s how you can help him out
At last night's show in Los Angeles, the Word Alive's vocalist Telle Smith suffered a compound fracture during the band's last song. He has six weeks recovery ahead of him, and in an effort not to miss any shows, he's planning to perform while sitting down for the remainder of the band's tour with I Prevail, We Came As Romans and Escape The Fate. (Major props for that, right?) H ...
Girl loses four teeth in mosh pit, is super chill about it
Girl loses four teeth in mosh pit, is super chill about it
At this year’s Sound And Fury music festival, which took place June 9 and 10, one fan lost four teeth and broke her jaw during Vein’s set, and her response—as well as the band’s support—has been phenomenal. Mary Reily has been going to shows for years now, and she tells Alternative Press that Sound And Fury is the one festival she tries not to miss. This year, she was stoked to ...
Trap Them vocalist to continue touring with two broken feet
Trap Them vocalist to continue touring with two broken feet
While performing at Bloodshed Fest in Eindhoven on Oct. 16, Trap Them vocalist Ryan McKenney took a leap into the crowd and probably suffered a worst-case scenario. Just 10 minutes into their 45-minute set, he took off from a speaker cab and fell around 15 feet, leaving him with two broken heels and a broken ankle, according to the band’s Facebook post after the incident. "Wh ...
Emmure’s Frankie Palmeri advised to not scream for at least two weeks after major vocal cord tear
Emmure’s Frankie Palmeri advised to not scream for at least two weeks after major vocal cord tear
Earlier this week, Emmure were forced to cancel two shows on their current tour with Suicide Silence due to frontman Frankie Palmeri suffering a "major tear" in his vocal cords. Palmeri has taken to the band's Facebook to update fans on his condition, in which he claimed that after visiting a doctor in Des Moines, Iowa, an ENT specialist advised him to not scream for "at least the n
U2 singer involved in “high energy bicycle accident” resulting in five hours of surgery
U2 singer involved in “high energy bicycle accident” resulting in five hours of surgery
A few weeks ago, U2 frontman Bono was involved in what doctors have referred to as a "high energy bicycle accident," which resulted in five hours of surgery. Following the incident, he was taken to New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center's Emergency Department. Bono suffered a ...
Kings Of Leon involved in bus accident; forced to cancel more than two weeks of current tour
Kings Of Leon involved in bus accident; forced to cancel more than two weeks of current tour
Kings Of Leon were on their way back to their hotel following a performance in Massachusettes on August 9, when a pedestrian leaped in front of their bus, causing the vehicle to stop abruptly and injure drummer Nathan Followill. Followill has released a video message (which you can view below) from the hospital where he is being treated at for broken ribs.  Due to ...
The Lead: The Ecstasy Of The Agony: When Musicians Get Hurt (Too)
The Lead: The Ecstasy Of The Agony: When Musicians Get Hurt (Too)
Musicians constantly injure themselves while going haywire onstage, but we’re here today to celebrate those who soldiered through the pain and persevered. Whether they broke bones and finished the show or retooled their instrument to fit their injury without stopping a tour, we’d like to salute the following seven rockers for showing some serious dedication to their craft. Matthew ...

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