Converge Drummer Ben Koller Cleared to Play Again After Breaking Elbow
Ben Koller is back! The Converge drummer broke his elbow in a "freak accident" late last year, but on Instagram yesterday, the musician revealed he's been given the go-ahead to get back behind the kit.
The drummer also rocks the rhythms for Mutoid Man, All Pigs Must Die and Killer Be Killed. So get set for a busy year from possibly all of the aforementioned acts, as Koller hints in his post. See it below:
"Check this mother fucker out!" the drummer captioned the X-ray of his fractured left arm, the shared medical imaging showing a seeming tension band of pins and wires holding Koller's elbow together.
"Fully healed and cleared to play full strength drums again!!!," he continued. "Aaahhhhhh I'm so happy. Lots of band announcements coming for 2019 and beyond. I'm so happy AGGHHHH!!!!"
When Koller first broke his elbow in December, a GoFundMe page called "The Ben Koller Fund" was set up to help cover the musician's medical costs. It's since raised thousands of dollars more than its stated $25,000 goal.
See Converge's upcoming tour dates below.
Converge 2019 Tour Dates
May 4 — Mexico City, Mexico @ Domination Festival
May 24 — Vancouver, Canada @ Modified Ghost Festival IV
June 27 — Seinäjoki, Finland @ Törnavantie
June 28 — Ysselsteyn, Netherlands @ Jera On Air 2019
June 29 — Berlin, Germany @ Columbia Theater
June 30 — Cologne, Germany @ Essigfabrik
July 1 — London, England @ The Electric Ballroom
July 2 — Machester, England @ The Ritz
July 3 — Paris, France @ La Machine du Moulin Rouge
July 4 — Ab, Germany @ Colos-Saal
July 5 — Viveiro, Spain @ Resurrection Fest
July 6 — Roskilde, Denmark @ Roskilde Festival
July 7 — Six-fours-les-plages, France @ Pointu Festival
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