Tag Archives: Tom Alderson

Crosscheck drummer receives all-clear from his doctors to return to work.

Posted by on January 12, 2016

A few months ago, Crosscheck drummer Tom Alderson was victim of an assault at the This Is Hardcore Festival, by Ian Adams of Heavy Chains and Suburban Scum vocalist Ryan “Karebear” Taylor, leaving Alderson seriously damaged with “physical injury and trauma to his head and other parts of his body.” Alderson posted the following detailing his recovery: It’s been a long time […]

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Crosscheck drummer making progress on his recovery

Posted by on August 12, 2015

Earlier this month, Crosscheck drummer Tom Alderson had to be hospitalized after being attacked, allegedly by Ian Adams of Heavy Chains and Suburban Scum vocalist Ryan “Karebear” Taylor during the This is Hardcore Festival and it caused quite a stir around the scene, including Weekend Nachos retracting from performing at the Back to School  gig where Karebear was […]

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Suburban Scum release statement on beating incident

Posted by on August 5, 2015

Earlier this week, the news about the incident taking place after the This Is Hardcore Festival involving Crosscheck’s drummer, Tom Alderson being severely injured and hospitalized, began to spread. The beating, allegedly administered by Ian Adams of Heavy Chains and Suburban Scum vocalist Ryan “Karebear” Taylor, has caused a huge backlash towards the accused bands, who were forced to drop off several scheduled […]

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Crosscheck drummer allegedly beaten by Heavy Chains and Suburban Scum members

Posted by on August 3, 2015

Last weekend, the This is Hardcore Festival took place in Philly with a lineup full of angry hardcore bands who like to hardcore dance and beat each other up in the pit. It is common to expect a few fights breaking out at this type of festivals, but this time, seems like some bands were […]

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