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The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman Broke His Finger into Three Pieces

Photo Credit: Jason Kempin/WireImage
Photo Credit: Jason Kempin/WireImage

Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman is no stranger to injury: when your shows are as absolutely fucknuts as DEP’s, it’s just par for the course. We can only assume that the guy regularly performs while all banged up even though he doesn’t say a word about it, because that’s just what you fucking do when you’re a pro. Do you ever hear athletes complain about scrapes and bruises? Fuck no, they go out there and give it their all unless they absolutely cannot. Weinman is a warrior.

So much so that, after breaking his finger in two places and playing a show anyway, the doctor he saw directed some choice words his way:

This ladies and gents is my finger tip broken into 3 pieces. Dr. "What did you do after it happened? Why didn't you go to the hospital?" Me "I played a show. I'm a guitar player." Dr. "What the fuck is wrong with you man!"

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Yikes, dude! Weinman hasn’t shared just how this injury occurred, but we hope he can heal up fast enough to get back on stage in time for their upcoming run of East Coast shows. Not that it stopped him this time… but, ya know, we’d love for Weinman to feel OK.

Get better soon, dude.

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