Tag Archives: King’s X

Today In Crowdfunding: Help King’s X’s dUg Pinnick Get Surgery

Posted by on May 7, 2013

Who: King’s X frontman/bassist Douglas “dUg” Pinnick What For:  Hernia surgery Seeking: $25,000 Collected: $20,051 (80%) Days Left: 72 Chance of successful campaign: high   Like most musicians, King’s X singer and bassist dUg Pinnick doesn’t have health insurance. For a while now, he’s needed hernia surgery, but hasn’t been able to afford it, so […]

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Hmm…What Is Geoff Tate Trying To Say With The Cover Of His Queensryche Album?

Posted by on March 5, 2013

Shortly after one Queensryche announced they had signed to Century Media Records, Geoff Tate’s version of the prog metal group revealed more details about their forthcoming album. We knew it would feature plenty of special guests (and is supposedly “stupidly heavy”) and will be released via Cleopatra Records. Now we know that the album will […]

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One Queensryche Offers Sample Of New Song, While Tate’s Version Taps Members Of Forbidden For Album

Posted by on February 25, 2013

And now for your weekly Queensryche update. First comes a taste of new music from the rendition of Queensryche featuring remaining original members Michael Wilton, Eddie Jackson, and Scott Rockenfield. We were already impressed by what we heard in the teaser trailer released late last year. But last Friday (February 22), Rockenfield appeared on Eddie […]

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Geoff Tate’s Version Of Queensryche Signs Record Deal, Announces MORE Lineup Changes

Posted by on January 25, 2013

With one version of Queensryche getting ready to release a new album, it only makes sense that Geoff Tate’s version preps as well. And to prove that Tate’s Queensryche will indeed record a new album, it was announced that they’ve signed a new worldwide deal with Cleopatra Records. Due out later this year, the album from Tate’s […]

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Armored Saint Cover Metallica And Slayer With Members Of Amon Amarth And Fates Warning

Posted by on December 3, 2012

This past Friday night (November 30), Metal Blade Records celebrated its 30th anniversary with a show at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, CA. Hosted by That Metal Show’s Eddie Trunk and Don Jamieson, the event featured performances by Armored Saint, Sacred Reich and Gypsy Hawk. And as an added bonus, Armored Saint performed […]

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Kings X Drummer Jerry Gaskill’s Home Devastated By Sandy

Posted by on November 1, 2012

It’s been one hell of a tough year for King’s X drummer Jerry Gaskill. Earlier this year, he suffered a heart attack, which he’s since recovered from. But Highlands, NJ, where he lives, pretty much took a direct hit from Hurricane Sandy. Now he and his wife, who he married earlier this year, are out […]

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With Jerry Gaskill Recovered, Kings X To Tour Again

Posted by on May 31, 2012

The metal community was shocked and saddened in February when word came that Kings X drummer Jerry Gaskill had suffered a heart attack. A month later, he left the hospital, but while things sounded encouraging, there wasn’t any word on his condition – until now. The prog-leaning hard rock band will be touring this Fall […]

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King’s X Drummer Jerry Gaskill Releases First Video Message Since Heart Attack

Posted by on April 5, 2012

Yesterday, drummer Jerry Gaskill uploaded a video of himself providing an update on his current condition. This marks the first time we’ve heard directly from the King’s X drummer since he suffered a heart attack in February. “I just want to let everyone know that I’m doing good. Getting better every day, feeling stronger. It’s going […]

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King’s X Drummer Jerry Gaskill Leaving Hospital, Bassist/Singer Posts Picture

Posted by on March 20, 2012

It’s been almost a month since Jerry Gaskill was rushed to the hospital after suffering a heart attack. While he still has a long road ahead of him, Gaskill is slowly recovering well and will apparently be leaving the hospital and heading home tomorrow (March 21). And earlier today, bassist/ frontman dUg Pinnick posted a […]

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King’s X Release Digital Live Album To Help Jerry Gaskill

Posted by on March 12, 2012

Drummer Jerry Gaskill’s condition following a heart attack seems to be improving. This past weekend, Bassist/frontman dUg Pinnick revealed via Facebook that though he’s still having trouble breathing, Gaskill has been responsive to others in the room. However, as he continues to recover in ICU, Gaskill’s medical bills are adding up. That’s why Gaskill’s bandmates […]

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