|The Japanese noise rock band DMBQ were involved in an accident today and have subsequently cancelled their show tonight in New York. DMBQ's van rolled over on I-95 in Delaware en route from Baltimore to Brooklyn this afternoon. All members of the band have been hospitalized, as well as Michelle Cable from Panache Magazine and booking, who has been managing their tour.
Unfortunately, DMBQ's drummer, Mana "China" Nishiura did not survive the accident. China was also the drummer for Japanese band Shonen Knife. The band are (somehow) planning to continue with tomorrow's show at Kingsland Tavern in Brooklyn as a benefit to cover DMBQ's travel and medical expenses. If the bands decide they can't go through with the show, a cancellation will be sent out.
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