Fear Before The March Of Flames Singer Seriously Injured By Bass Guitar
Fear Before The March Of Flames singer David Marion was injured during the group's San Diego show last Friday. Bandmate Adam Fisher has issued the following account of Marion's injury:
"During our second song david was struck in the face with mike's bass mid swing. Although that seems like something that is quite normal and not too rare the results were actually quite catastrophic. David was knocked out for longer than previous times this has happened. When he awoke he was spitting blood out in large amounts. We cleaned him up only to find that a hole had been ripped in his cheek. It basically looks as though he was pierced with a serrated knitting needle. In 100% honesty it was a pretty brutal sight. Somehow he managed to get up and finish the set but by the end the whole right side of his face was swolen to the point where he could barely open his right eye. He was taken to the hospital immediately. He was treated and received a catscan and was prescribed some pretty heavy antibiotics and heavy painkillers. It turns out because of the hole, air had gotten into his skin and puffed him out all the way from his collarbone up to above his eye socket. It's early now and david has just woken up but his exact quote was "I feel like 200 pounds of bird shit." It hurts for him to swallow and needless to say hes pretty bummed out. He is unsure of whether he will be able to play tonight. We as a band hate cancelling shows more than anything and david is the last to stand down because of pain, but if it hurts him bad enough to where he doesn't think he can do it his safety comes first. We'll try and keep you updated and we apologize in advance if we cannot play tonight. Again, we will only not play if it is 100% detrimental to david's health. Remember, it is a hole in his face that you could fit a small rodent through. It's not a scratch. Thank you for understanding and enjoy the rest of the bands!"
The band will reportedly continue on The Radio Rebellion Tour with Norma Jean and Between The Buried and Me, as planned. However, there will be vocal assistance from friends and fans for the next few weeks of the tour.
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