‘Jerry Gaskill’ [King’s X] In Stable Condition After Suffering Heart Attack


Jerry Gaskill, the 54-year-old drummer and singer for the progressive hard rock band King’s X, suffered a heart attack Saturday night [February 25]. The musician was operated on and is said to be in stable condition.

King’s X was scheduled to launch a three-week tour on March 28 in Austin. There is no word yet on whether those dates will be postponed or canceled.

Gaskill and King’s X bassist/vocalist Doug Pinnick have been playing together since 1979, when they met in Springfield, Missouri. 

King’s X is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its self-titled Atlantic debut this year.

Related articles:
‘King’s X’ Frontman To Guest On ‘Tooth and Nail’ Debut [Dec. 2011]
 ‘King’s X’ New Audio Interview With ‘Doug Pinick’ [Oct. 2011]

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