Suicide Silence Frontman Busts Elbow

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I’ve broken more than a few bones in my day, and one of those breaks was a compound break — meaning the shattered bone breached my epidermis.

Compound fractures are no fucking joke. I can not begin to describe the ass-clenching pain I endured while the doctor tried to get my bone back under the skin of my hand.

After the bonehead doc set it, they x-rayed my hand only to discover dude had totally fucked it up. The doctor then had to re-break the bone he’d set, and set it again. I can still feel a bump on the top of my hand where that bone broke through.

Suicide Silence vocalist Mitch Lucker has broken his elbow, and he, too, now knows the pain of a compound break.

That’s a picture of part of his bone protruding from the skin of his elbow. The funny thing is, air feels weird on your bones. It’s a strange feeling.

Anyways, so, he posted that pic online, saying, “This is a picture of what came out of my broken elbow. Yep… That’s a Lil chunk of bone.”

Mitch continues to perform with the band, despite the injury.

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About Chris Harris

Chris Harris is an internationally-published music journalist and writer whose work has appeared on the pages of Rolling Stone, IFC, Revolver, Alternative Press, and Radar. The former news editor for Noisecreep, Harris also served as co-host for the site’s weekly podcast, “Creep Show." Before that, he spent four years writing for MTV News.