Sonic Youth has canceled its Oct. 5 taping for Austin City Limits. According to sources at ACL, guitarist Lee Renaldo broke his wrist. There’s no official word as to the noise-rockers' appearance at the 2009 Austin City Limits Music Festival, but a spokesperson for Matador Records says it doesn't look good. C3 Presents declined to comment.
A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for almost 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.