Monotonix back on tour after The Great Florida Leg-Breaking Incident of 2010

Monotonix back on tour after The Great Florida Leg-Breaking Incident of 2010

If you’ve had the pleasure of seeing Israel’s mutant riff blitzers Monotonix live, then you’re already familiar with the spider-monkey-on-ephedrine antics of lead singer Ami Shalev. If not, please catch up with the rest of the class here. Since Shalev spends most of any average Monotonix show scaling rafters and farting into microphones while crowd surfing, it was only a matter of time until he got seriously injured or just ran out of shit to climb. The inevitable struck Shalev at a show in January when the boisterous frontman broke his leg 15 minutes into the band’s set. The brutal injury so shocked the fragile Florida audience that they flooded the fallen crooner with sympathetic shouts of “Pussy!” and “Suck it up!” (Stay classy, America’s pecker.) Shalev eventually made it to a hospital for treatment and miraculously canceled only one show on the band’s remaining tour. After a recording stint in Chicago, Monotonix are ready to hop back in the touring saddle with an April stretch in the US and a European jaunt in May. Here’s hoping that Shalev at least wears a leg brace or something.

04.13.10 - Carborro, NC - Cats Cradle
04.14.10 - Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Bowl $
04.15.10 - Portland, ME - The Space
04.16.10 - Providence, RI - Jerky’s Bar
04.17.10 - Akron, OH - Musica
04.18.10 - Buffalo, NY - Mohawk Place
04.19.10 - Chicago, IL - Schubas
04.20.10 - Milwaukee, WI - Bayview Legion Hall #
04.21.10 - Madison, WI - The Frequency
04.22.10 - Iowa City, IA - Blue Moose
04.23.10 - Columbia, MO - Mojo’s $
05.14.10 - Minehead, UK - ATP Festival
05.18.10 - Oslo, Norway - John Dee
05.19.10 - Stockholm, Sweden - Debaser Slussen
05.20.10 - Malmo, Sweden - Debaser
05.22.10 - Berlin, Germany - West Germany
05.23.10 - Prague, Czech Republic - Meet Factory
05.25.10 - Bologna, Italy - Estragon #
05.27.10 - Barcelona, Spain - Primavera Festival

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