Screen Shot 2018 08 17 At 15 50 58
The News

Austin Carlile Hospitalised For Spinal Fluid Leak

We’re wishing him all the best.

Former Of Mice & Men vocalist Austin Carlile has had another run in with Marfan Syndrome, the genetic connective tissue disorder that he suffers from. Throughout his life he has endured numerous medical procedures and treatments because of the syndrome and it even played a considerable part in him leaving OM&M in 2016. From his Instagram:

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak (have had multiple of them in the past) collecting in my head this time around. Pouches of the fluid are accumulating between my skull & skin leading to swelling in different areas each day. Discover, drain, patch, assessment, repeat. Where, what, why?

Infection of said spinal fluid? Intro: intravenous wide spectrum antibiotics administered daily. Observe. More blood cultures, observe. Currently on day five of this, two hospitals, MRI’s, CT scans, X‑rays, EKG’s, ultra sounds, blood work, etc. I’m at Stanford University Hospital with my specialists once again for further observation & testing.

Was just here Friday for sleep/pain study but had to return when another hospital team couldn’t help my unique case/situation. Another step. Another hurdle Marfan Syndrome throws in my way. Another day I get to kick it in the face & remind it that it doesn’t own me, nor can it keep me down for good.”

A post shared by Austin Carlile (@austincarlile) on

Posted on August 17th 2018, 3:52p.m.
Read More
Holding Absence in The K! Pit
Melodic post-hardcore crew Holding Absence hit The K! Pit in association with Nordic Spirit at Blondies, our favourite East London dive bar.
Svalbard in The K! Pit
Brit metallers Svalbard hit The K! Pit in association with Nordic Spirit at Blondies, our favourite East London dive bar.
Now Hear This: Aaron Pauley on the best new post-hardcore, metal and emo

Of Mice & Men’s Aaron Pauley brings you the new bands you need to check out now, including Caskets, Solence and Imminence…

“There’s no safety net, so your songs better be good”: Jerry Cantrell remembers Alice In Chains’ MTV Unplugged

Twenty-five years after it was released, Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell looks back on the band’s incredible MTV Unplugged.

Loading...
End of content
No more pages to load