Car Hits Black Breath Drummer

Black Breath

This is crazy, considering a lady nearly backed over me today, and I had to call her out for being a cunt. Black Breath drummer Jamie Byrum was hit by a car yesterday in Seattle. It sounds like it’s pretty bad. Says the band: “Our drummer Jamie … stayed the night in the hospital. He’s […]

Continents Guitarist Gets Hurt Real Good

Tom Weaver

That’s right, folks. Continents guitarist Tom Weaver has fractured his eye socket in three places — no easy feat — and suffered a concussion, but the band ain’t saying what happened. Nope. But Weaver is sort of talking about it. Just not in specifics. “So, after about 3 hours in A&E it turns out that […]

UPDATE: Evisorax Guitarist Recovering After Curb Stomping

Daniel Lynch, before the attack

If you’ve ever wondered about the Daniel Lynch’s recovery, here’s an update on the guitarist for the U.K.’s Evisorax, who was attacked by a pack of goons back in January and left for dead with a “severely broken” leg. You may recall Dan was curb-stomped…meaning, they put his leg against a curb, and kicked or […]

Killswitch Engage Drummer Breaks Collarbone In Bike Accident

Justin Foley

That had to have hurt. Yes, folks — Killswitch Engage’s drummer, Justin Foley, is on the mend after a bike accident left him with a busted collarbone. “So he will not be able to do this upcoming Asia/Europe tour that begins later this week,” says the band in a statement. “Luckily we were able to […]

Dillinger Escape Plan’s Weinman: Cleared For Summer Slaughter Tour

Ben Weinman

That’s right, you son of a motherless lamb. Ben Weinman, the Dillinger Escape Plan’s astute guitarist, has been cleared by doctors to play this year’s Summer Slaughter Tour. As you know, Weinman recently broke his wrist and underwent surgery to fix it. But Ben’s broken appendage caused the band to cancel some European shows. “When […]

Dillinger’s Weinman Shares X-Rays; A Go For Summer Slaughter

Get screwed

The Dillinger Escape Plan will be appearing on this year’s Summer Slaughter tour, so quit your whining! The band’s guitarist, Ben Weinman, recently broke his hand or wrist, and has undergone surgery to repair the fracture. He shared his X-Rays with fans the other day, showing the screw they placed inside his wrist.
 “Ben is […]

DEP Guitarist To Undergo Hand Surgery

Ben Weinman

This is weak sauce, for sure. Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse for Ben Weinman, here comes word of a procedure. Tomorrow, The Dillinger Escape Plan’s guitarist will go under the knife, and have surgery on his broken hand. The band has cancelled their summer tour dates in Europe in response. Weinman […]

The Dillinger Escape Plan Nix Euro Tour

Dillinger Escape Plan

This fucking sucks eggs. I am sorry to have to report this to our European readership but, New Jersey’s The Dillinger Escape Plan ain’t coming. The band’s previously announced summer European tour is cancelled, thanks to due the broken hand of the band’s guitarist, Ben Weinman. Over the weekend, the band played as a four-some, […]

Ben Weinman Sits Out DEP’s Orion Set

Ben on stage, with "Smooth Hands" Trujillo

Literally. Dude sat in a chair, on the side of the stage, watching his band perform as a four-piece. Of course, Ben Weinman, the acrobatic guitarist for Dillinger Escape Plan, recently broke his hand, hindering his job performance. Dillinger Escape Plan played yesterday during Metallica’s Orion Music + More festival in Detroit. Unfortunately for Ben, […]

Dillinger Escape Plan Guitarist Breaks Hand

Ouch!

Bummer. That’ll make it awfully difficult to do his job. But something tells me Ben Weinman could play the guitar with his feet, suspended upside down in a water-filled glass case, if he wanted to. Weinman posted that picture, of what is his broken hand. Hand breaks are no joke when you use your hands […]