King’s X Drummer Suffers Heart Attack

February 28, 2012

Jerry Gaskill, tub-thumper with King’s X, is in hospital after a heart attack at the weekend.

Band frontman Doug Pinnick posted the following message via Facebook:

“Jerry had a heart attack last night [February 25]. He was operated on and is in stable condition at the hospital. Were all waiting for more info. I will keep you posted.”

The following brief post was added to Gaskill’s Facebook page today (February 27th):

“On behalf of Jerry and his family. Thank you for the get-well wishes and prayers.”

Watch for updates on Gaskill’s condition here.

King’s X are currently booked to play a series of US dates, beginning at the end of March. It’s not known at the moment if this tour will continue.

-ClassicRock

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