Ben Andrews

Semisonic Drummer Slips on Ice, Breaks Hand

2 sold-out Twin Cities shows have been called off because drummer Jacob Slichter has broken his hand. 

A slip on the ice in Minneapolis on Monday sent the drummer for the popular band Semisonic to a painful tumble, forcing the trio to call off two sold-out shows scheduled for this week at the Turf Club and First Avenue… Semisonic’s top hits: “Closing Time” and “Secret Smile.”..In a Facebook posting Wednesday, drummer Jacob Slichter… “I stepped out into an ice-covered Minneapolis night and my feet kept going.” Slichter said he broke his left hand and sprained both wrists… “Also badly bruised, broken, and crushed: my ego, heart, spirits.”

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