Kvelertak's drummer Kjetil Gjermundrød will have to sit out the band's upcoming North American shows following an arm injury. He has returned to Norway to get treatment and in the meantime Jay Weinberg will be touring with the band in support of their new album Meir.

The band explained: "Our drummer Kjetil has been having trouble with his arm and was unfortunately unable to continue our ongoing North America tour. He left home for Norway yesterday to get treatment so that he doesn't permanently damage his hand, which would suck so much balls.

But, we were lucky to get an awesome replacement in Jay Weinberg (Against Me, Madball, E-street Band) who learned all the songs and played an amazing set yesterday in Seattle. Kjetil is a hard drummer to replace, but Jay might just be the best replacement imaginable. Thanks Jay! So, the tour will continue as planned, and tonight is our first show ever in Canada! Vancouver, Rickshaw Theatre to be specific. Come down and rage!"

North American tour:

05/05 - Vancouver, BC - Rickshaw Theatre
05/07 - San Francisco, CA - Slim's
05/08 - West Hollywood, CA - The Roxy
05/09 - Phoenix, AZ - Joe's Grotto
05/11 - Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's (Downstairs)
05/12 - Dallas, TX - Club Dada
05/13 - Austin, TX - Red 7
05/15 - Nashville, TN - Exit/In
05/17 - New York, NY - The Studio at Webster Hall
05/18 - Philadelphia, PA - Underground Arts
05/19 - Washington, DC - Rock & Roll Hotel
05/20 - Allston, MA - Great Scott
05/21 - Montreal, QC - Les Katacombes
05/22 - Toronto, ON - The Wreck Room

Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Kvelertak
Posted: 06.05.2013 by Bad English


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moe5512 - 06.05.2013 at 16:17  
Against Me is great but their music style is so different from Kvellu's Well I'm confident that he will do a good job

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