Update: DECAPITATED Vocalist, Drummer Injured In Road Crash

DECAPITATED's record label, Earache Records, has released the following statement:

"Two members of DECAPITATED have been seriously injured in a road accident involving their tour bus and a truck carrying wood in Gomel, on the Russia/Belarus border.

"Vocalist Covan and drummer Vitek sustained serious head injuries as a result of the accident, and are to be taken 550km from Gomel to Moscow for emergency treatment.

"All other members of the touring party are not reported to be seriously hurt.

"Our thoughts are with all members of the tour at this time."

DECAPITATED issued a limited-edition version of their classic debut "Winds of Creation" on October 8 featuring a bonus DVD containing a full live show filmed in Nottingham on December 20, 2004 with original vocalist Sauron.

Check out photos of DECAPITATED and CRIONICS taken on their tour of Russia (courtesy of Darkside):

Moscow (October 27, 2007)
St. Petersburg (October 21, 2007)

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