This or the Apocalypse Drummer Had to Get His Appendix Removed

by | Jan 6, 2014

This or the Apocalypse have had a rocky start to their US headlining tour, which kicked off a few days ago.

Only a couple dates in and drummer Aaron Ovecka had to undergo an appendectomy to get his appendix removed. Ouch!

Despite the unfortunate event, he seems to be well on his way to recovery. The band will continue their trek with Sirens and Sailors drummer Doug Court filling in.

And if you’d like to send get well gifts, Ovecka likes Skittles, drum magazines, orange juice with pulp, comics about androgynous heroes, musicals, Facebook arguments, and beer. The band recommends skipping the last two.

This or the Apocalypse tour dates w/ Sworn In, Shai Hulud, & Sirens and Sailors:

Jan 06 Clifton, NJ @ Dingbatz
Jan 07 Providence, RI @ Fete Ballroom
Jan 08 New York, NY @ Studio at Webster Hall
Jan 09 Allentown, PA @ Planet Trog
Jan 10 Pittsburgh, PA @ Smiling Moose
Jan 11 Kent, OH @ The Outpost
Jan 12 Kokomo, MI @ Center Stage
Jan 14 Detroit, MI @ Shelter
Jan 15 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Stache
Jan 17 St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
Jan 18 Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
Jan 19 Nashville, TN @ The End
Jan 21 Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
Jan 22 Orlando, FL @ Back Booth
Jan 23 Pensacola, FL @ Handlebar
Jan 25 Dallas, TX @ Winter Jamboree
Jan 28 Tupelo, MS @ Goodtime Charlie’s
Jan 29 Fayetteville, AR @ George’s Majestic Lounge
Jan 30 Little Rock, AR @ Rev Room
Jan 31 Lubbock, TX @ Jake’s
Feb 01 Oklahoma City, OK @ The Conservatory
Feb 03 Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
Feb 04 Tempe, AZ @ Nile Underground
Feb 05 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
Feb 06 West Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky
Feb 07 Fresno, CA @ Strummers
Feb 08 Walnut Creek, CA @ Red House Live
Feb 09 Sacramento, CA @ Assembly
Feb 11 Reno, NV @ Jub Jubs
Feb 12 Portland, OR @ Branx
Feb 14 Seattle, WA @ Studio 7 at Tough Love Fest
Feb 15 Spokane, WA @ The Hop
Feb 16 Billings, MT @ Railyward
Feb 18 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
Feb 19 Wichita, KS @ Museum of Heart
Feb 20 Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
Feb 22 Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
Feb 23 Wareham, MA @ 3065 Live

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