The Distillers Cancel August U.S. Shows After Drummer Andy Granelli Gets Injured In Bike Accident

The Distillers have been forced to cancel their August U.S. shows. The cancellation comes after drummer Andy Granelli was seriously injured in a bike accident.

Frontwoman Brody Dalle commented:

“Hi guys,

Andy was in a really bad accident a few days ago that resulted in two very deep gashes ,a broken middle finger and a concussion. He was riding his bike down the street and a woman who was struggling with her toddler inside her car , kicked the car door open and in a split second attempt to avoid it , Andy was badly injured , his right hand taking most of the impact and requiring 40 stitches. This kind of trauma takes time to heal and unfortunately we’ve had to cancel / postpone our upcoming August American tour before reading and Leeds in the UK. The doctor believes Andy will be healed enough in about 3.5 weeks time and that’s why we are going forth with Reading and Leeds. Hope you can understand , it’s disappointing for us to have to cancel and postpone but Andy’s hand is crucial to what he does and what we do. Much love to you all.

See you soon,

The Distillers xxxx

P.S – the following pictures 4,5,6 contain very graphic images of trauma to Andy’s hand and may make some people queasy, please do not scroll through if this is the case.”

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Hi guys , Andy was in a really bad accident a few days ago that resulted in two very deep gashes ,a broken middle finger and a concussion. He was riding his bike down the street and a woman who was struggling with her toddler inside her car , kicked the car door open and in a split second attempt to avoid it , Andy was badly injured , his right hand taking most of the impact and requiring 40 stitches. This kind of trauma takes time to heal and unfortunately we’ve had to cancel / postpone our upcoming August American tour before reading and Leeds in the UK. The doctor believes Andy will be healed enough in about 3.5 weeks time and that’s why we are going forth with Reading and Leeds. Hope you can understand , it’s disappointing for us to have to cancel and postpone but Andy’s hand is crucial to what he does and what we do. Much love to you all , See you soon , The Distillers xxxx P.S – the following pictures 4,5,6 contain very graphic images of trauma to Andy’s hand and may make some people queasy, please do not scroll through if this is the case.

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The Distillers Announce Tour With Death Valley Girls

The Distillers have announced a U.S. tour with Death Valley Girls. You can find the dates for that run below.

Tour Dates:

08/15 Pittsburgh, PA – Mr Smalls Theatre
08/16 Clifton Park, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
08/17 Providence, RI – Fete Ballroom
08/19 Asbury Park, NJ – The Stone Pony
09/07 Denver, CO – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater (supporting Misfits) (no Death Valley Girls)
09/14 Seattle, WA – White River Amphitheater (supporting Misfits) (no Death Valley Girls)
10/11 Minneapolis, MN – The Varsity Theater
10/12 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
10/13 St Louis, MO – The Ready Room
10/15 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
10/16 Austin, TX – Emo’s
10/17 Dallas, TX – Granada Theater
10/19 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
10/20 Salt Lake City, UT – The Union Event Center
10/22 San Francisco, CA – Warfield Theater
10/23 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
10/24 Ventura, CA – Majestic Ventura Theater

The Distillers To Work On New Album In 2019

Brody Dalle has confirmed that The Distillers are planning to work on a new album in April. This news comes after the band returned in 2018 with their new song “Man vs. Magnet” and its b-side, “Blood in Gutters,” which was previously released as a solo single.