(Photo : Royal Pirates Facebook)James Lee of Korean-American pop band Royal Pirates lately spoke about a life-changing injury.
On Jan. 6, Korea's Recreation Donga published an interview featuring the band member, where Lee printed that he just about lost his existencefinal June. Because ofa major injury, Lee lost the power to play the bass guitar, which he played for more than a decade.
The interview used to bethe primary time James Lee revealed broadinformation about his injury, which have been downplayed before the group's November comeback with "Run Away." Lee played the keyboard instead of the bass for that performance.
"I went to devour dinner with a pal at a restaurant in Seoul," James said. "I opened the door and looked around for my friend, who had arrived before me. Then the metallic frame of the door and the glass wall crashed down on me. The glass fell on my head and the pointy frame overwhelmed my left shoulder and wrist."
Lee acknowledged he lost conciousness and required an eight-hour surgical treatment to reconnect his wrist. The doctors presented him the use of a prosthetic, because of the intense pain from nerve smash if he did notcritical the wrist completely. However, James refused because it will mean he would not existready to continue gambling music.
Following the surgery, it turned intoobvious that James could not play the bass. However, Royal Pirates' manufacturer Jung Jae Yoon convinced Lee to take in the keyboard.
Lee described the pain from nerve harm being comparable to a knife continuously cutting into his skin.
"I can'tomit the nightmare of that day," he said.
James has shared shots of his harm and scars on Instagram, revealing the level of his damages yetappearing an attitude of no longer giving up. He up to now shared an image of himself in sanatorium garb and described it as "hell."
During the interview, James rolled a ball in his hand as a kind ofworkout to assist him regain complete role and feeling of the wear and tear nerves.
The eating place aimed to be successful in a agreementthru a lawyer, but Royal Pirates firm refused and are beginningfelony proceedings.
"How are you able tomake amends for the long run of a musician who knows not anythingexcluding music?" an agency rep asked.
Royal Pirates is a Korean-American rock band that grew popular after posting K-pop covers on YouTube. The band made its last comeback in November with "Run Away."
Tamar Herman is a multi-media journalist and the co-founder of KultScene. She is a freelance creator and reproduction editor, and has written for MTV Iggy, Noisey, and Paste Magazine.
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