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Decrepit Birth forced to cancel shows after singer breaks femur from failed stage dive

Posted by on October 15, 2018

source : https://www.facebook.com/decrepitbirth/

Arsis and Decrepit Birth just kicked off their highly anticipated co-headlining trek this past Friday (12th). Unfortunately, Decrepit Birth have been forced to cancel the next four or five shows after an injury from frontman Bill Robinson that occured at their show on Saturday (13th) at the Glass House in Pomona, CA. Robinson broke his femur due a failed stage dive attempt. He dove into the audience just to discover no one was able to catch him. Footage can be seen below as Robinson’s last words were “you fuckers should have caught me.”

The frontman was rushed to the hospital and the last we heard was, his surgery was a success. The band intends to return to the stage as soon as possible, even if it meant Robinson to perform out of a wheelchair.

The group issued the following statement:

“ATTENTION! Bill broke his femur on Saturday while performing at the Glass House in Pomona, California. He was seriously injured and was rushed to the hospital where he is getting surgery done for his leg. Unfortunately we will miss the next 4 or so shows while we wait with him at the hospital. We will catch back up with the tour asap and finish this off even if we have to wheel Bill out in a wheelchair on stage. He says whatever it takes! Which is pretty fucking crazy!”

Remaining Tour Dates:

 

10/16 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar & Grill

10/17 Austin, TX @ Come And Take It Live

10/18 Laredo, TX @ Ethos Live

10/19 Houston, TX @ Acadia Bar

10/20 New Orleans, LA @ The Howlin’ Wolf

10/21 Orlando, FL @ The Haven

10/24 Virginia Beach, VA @ Shaka’s Live

10/25 Clifton, NJ @ Dingbatz

10/26 Brooklyn, NY @ The Kingsland

10/27 Manchester, NH @ Bungalow

10/28 Quebec, QC @ Salle Multi

10/30 Montreal, QC @ Les Foufounes Électriques

10/31 Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks

11/01 Detroit, MI @ Harpos

11/03 Chicago, IL @ Reggies

11/04 Merriam, KS @ Aftershock

11/06 Denver, CO @ The Roxy Theater

11/07 Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall

11/09 Seattle, WA @ Club Sur Rocks

11/11 Watsonville, CA @ Appleton Bar and Grill

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