SWMRS Give Update On Max Becker’s Recovery

SWMRS have given an update on Max Becker’s condition following a van crash two weeks ago which left several members of the band and their crew injured.

Band posted about Becker’s recovery on Twitter saying he’s doing well, but still has a long way to go.

“We wanted to take a moment to let you know how grateful we are for your outpouring of love & support. The accident two weeks ago shook all of us & our families to the core. And although Max will heal from these injuries, he’s has a long, hard road ahead.

“In addition to breaking both shoulders, bruising his lung & fracturing vertebrae, his biggest challenge will be recovering from the traumatic brain injury. While currently assisted with a wheelchair, he is working everyday on regaining his strength and ability to walk. There was truly a guardian light that night, one that we will forever be thankful for.

“P.S. All your letters, postcards & tea bring him warmth & sunshine everyday. Please keep it coming. The musical community- has blown us away. Thank you. Forever yours.”

SWMRS were scheduled to perform a handful of dates with Matt & Kim as well as additional stops with the 1975 and tiLLie, but will no longer be performing for the remainder of 2019.

Everyone at GENRE IS DEAD! wishes Max a speedy recovery.

Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, The Crypt 1331, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Reality-Comics. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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