NEWS: Bloc Party Drummer Suffers Collapsed Lung
Last night, Bloc Party drummer Matt Tong suffered a collapsed lung following his band's gig with Panic! at the Disco and Jack's Mannequin at Atlanta, Georgia's HiFi Buys Amphitheatre. He is currently being treated in one of the city's hospitals and, according to a statement on the band's website, is in stable, "comfortable condition" and "not in any danger."
Tong will remain at the hospital under observation for the next three days, and as it stands, it is unclear when he will be well enough to play again.
So far, four Bloc Party dates have been cancelled: Charlotte, NC, Fairfax, VA, and both New York City shows.
According to the BBC, a spokeswoman for the band said Tong may have been injured while drumming.
"Matt is known for his energetic drumming style," she said. "It's not clear at this stage when he will be fit to resume performing."
Our thoughts are with Matt, his friends, and his family.