Archives for the ‘Illness/Injury’ Category

Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch Still In Treatment For Cancer

By • Jan 10th, 2011 • Category: Illness/Injury, News

Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys has clarified his current health condition after reports circulated that he had been given the all-clear from cancer. The rapper released a statement to fans on the group’s email mailing list, stating that reports of him being cancer-free are “exaggerated”. Yauch was diagnosed with cancer of the preaortic gland [...]



Adam Ant Committed To Mental Ward

By • May 24th, 2010 • Category: Illness/Injury, News

Adam Ant has reportedly been sectioned under the Mental Health Act. The former Adam & The Ants singer, who suffers from bipolar disorder, has been hospitalized and is currently receiving treatment in the Chelsea & Westminster hospital, according to recent reports. The news comes only a week after the singer told a church congregation to [...]



You Say Party! We Say Die!’s Drummer Dies

By • Apr 18th, 2010 • Category: Illness/Injury, News, R.I.P.

You Say Party! We Say Die! drummer Devon Clifford collapsed onstage Friday night, April 16th, during concert in Vancouver and passed away early Sunday morning. After Clifford fell during the concert, lead singer Becky Ninkovic asked audience members to call 911, and soon after midnight paramedics arrived and Clifford was rushed to the emergency room. [...]



Pete Wentz Needs Attention

By • Dec 22nd, 2009 • Category: Illness/Injury, News, Shut The Fuck Up, So Fucking Weird

Pete Wentz wants you to play a game. In a blog post titled “Several Unsightly Are Scattered Around My…,” Wentz has posted several pictures of his bruised and bloodied face. Rather than explain what happened, Wentz posted a list of multiple choice answers for his fans to guess what happened, which is retarded. The following [...]



Rivers Cuomo Released From Hospital

By • Dec 14th, 2009 • Category: Illness/Injury, News

Rivers Cuomo was released from the hospital where he was being treated for injuries suffered in a tour bus crash earlier this month. Karl Koch broke the good news to fans via Karl’s Corner blog on the official Weezer site on Friday, December 11th. “The time has come for freedom! After walking with and without [...]



Rivers Cuomo’s Injuries From Crash Detailed

By • Dec 9th, 2009 • Category: Illness/Injury, News

More details have come out regarding the injuries Rivers Cuomo suffered in a bus crash on Sunday, December 6th. Initially labeled as “minor” injuries, a post on Weezer’s MySpace blog on Monday, December 7th detailed more serious injuries: “The update: Sarah went home today with the rest of the band keeping an eye on her [...]



Rivers Cuomo Hurt In Bus Crash

By • Dec 7th, 2009 • Category: Illness/Injury, News

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo was involved in a bus accident Sunday, December 6, that left him and another passenger in an upstate New York hospital. Cuomo, 40, complained of rib pain and was transferred, along with one other passenger, to St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam, New York. Cuomo’s wife, daughter, and a fifth passenger on [...]



Deftones Release More Benefit Information

By • Oct 27th, 2009 • Category: Causes, Illness/Injury, News, Shows

Deftones released more info on Monday [October 26th] about their upcoming benefit concert: “On November 2nd, 2008 our bass player and brother Chi Ling Cheng was involved in a horrific car accident which has left him in a semi-conscious state. In his journey to recovery, the Cheng family has accumulated an overwhelming amount of medical [...]



Deftones Plan Benefit For Bassist

By • Oct 26th, 2009 • Category: Causes, Illness/Injury, News

Deftones have announced a benefit concert from their bassist Chi Cheng, who went into a coma following a car crash last November. The benefit will take place on November 19th at the Avalon in Hollywood. The band’s website promised more details today [Monday, October 26], as of Sunday night they had a photo flier for [...]



All-American Rejects Frontman Explains Health Problems

By • Oct 6th, 2009 • Category: Illness/Injury, News

The All-American Rejects posted a new video to their YouTube channel explaining Tyson Ritter’s recent health problems. With several stories circulating after canceling a handful of dates on the Blink 182 tour, Tyson took to YouTube to clear up what happened over the past few weeks. Although he dropped weight in the hospital, the AAR [...]