‘Sum 41′ Frontman Deryck Whibley Attacked In Japanese Bar

August 8th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD  

By Gina Gomez
berAug 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian musician Deryck Whibley who is best known as the front man of the rock band Sum 41, was attacked at a bar in Japan on Thursday. Soon after the incident, the noted musical artist was rushed to a nearby medical facility and as per the latest reports, he is still in the hospital.

The rock band ‘Sum 41′ revealed through postings in their official website as well as various social networking site that on late Thursday night, the 30-year-old musical artist was attacked by as many as three men at a Japanese bar while resulted in the Sum 41 frontman suffering a slipped disc in his back. The postings by the members of the rock band were updated to reveal that Deryck Whibley is still recuperating in the medical facility. A reputed news source has reported that the incident took place in Japan where the musical group has been performing at the Summer Sonic rock festival and the authorities have undertaken a thorough probe into the incident.

However, any information about the circumstances that led to the attack has not been revealed to the media as yet. An update that was posted by ‘Sum 41′ on late Friday read that after the doctors conducted a MRI scan on Deryck Whibley, it was concluded that the rocker has once again slipped a disc on his back. At the same time, it has also been revealed that although the doctors have recommended him to take rest, the 30-year-old musician has decided to perform as per schedule at the Summersonic festival.

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