Street accidents are an unlucky actuality of touring and a few circumstances are worse than others. The members of Killswitch Engage have been on tour in Sweden on Thursday morning when their bus collided with an elk on the highway. Happily, accidents have been minimal—the band is ok although the bus driver suffered just a few torn ligaments, in line with Jesse Leach, who shared an replace video.
Leach additionally posted the next message together with the video; he is clearly very grateful that issues weren’t worse (and so are we).
“You by no means know what tomorrow holds take nothing with no consideration.
“That is the scene I woke as much as yesterday morning round 6am. Fortunately nobody was significantly injured. Our driver Tom sustained some torn ligaments and was shaken up for certain however he’s okay. The majestic Moose (*correction an ELK) that collided with our bus nevertheless didn’t honest so effectively sadly.
“I do not carry concern with me once I journey as it could do me no good. Nevertheless seeing this positively put some concern in me, not a lot for my security however considered dropping some one I like (or somebody being injured significantly). It washed over me as we pulled away in a passenger bus. I felt the tears fall on my face as I assumed concerning the ‘what might’ve been.’
“I consider all of the bands which have needed to take care of loss or damage due to all these accidents. I consider my associates out right here who do that and the hardworking crews who’re out right here away from household and family members. Sleeping in a car on highways of the world. The price will be excessive when dwelling this life. The moments of magnificence and triumph will be abruptly interrupted by struggling and loss.
“We miss moments, first occasions, birthdays, anniversaries the listing goes on. Those we go away at dwelling carry the load as effectively questioning at occasions if those they love are secure. It is a fixed stability of belief, hope and retaining anxieties at bay.
“What a method to stay, some won’t ever know what that is like.
“We stock on by some means, someway and we rely our losses with our features and we make all of it make sense so we will do what we do out right here on the highway.
“Grateful for my associates and chosen household out right here. Grateful we’re all okay and in a position to proceed on.
“Subsequent time you meet a band member or crew member of a band bear in mind this, we stay a special life and it is not at all times simple.
“Rock n Roll can take its toll and infrequently occasions it comes to gather whenever you least count on it.
“My deepest sympathies to anybody who’s misplaced a beloved one or needed to undergo as a result of the highway got here to gather.
“I prayed and sat with my concern yesterday. Simply so grateful it wasn’t worse than it might’ve been.
“Do not take life with no consideration you by no means know what tomorrow holds for you.
“Final present tonight in Dalhalla!”
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