American Head Charge Bassist Chad Hanks Dead At 46 Following Battle With Terminal Illness
American Head Charge bassist Chad Hanks passed away this weekend after a battle with cancer, he was 46 years old.
AHC vocalist Cameron Heacock and keyboardist Justin Fowler both paid tribute to Hanks, putting touching photos of the musician up on their FB pages, and guitarist Ted Hallows wrote: “Rest in peace, my friend. You will be missed and your music will live on forever. Thank you for making me a better guitarist and thank you for all the great memories we shared together. Love you, man.”
A benefit/memorial show in his honour has been announced for November 26 at the First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN with all proceeds going to help his family with funeral expenses. Donations can be made via Paypal to firstname.lastname@example.org and should be sent as a ’friends and family’/gift to avoid fees.
Have a listen to American Head Charge’s 2001 classic, The Art Of War, right here: