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{glossarbot=disable}Jerry Gaskill

Jerry Gaskill, drummer for the veteran metal group King's X, suffered a heart attack on February 26th, just a little over a month before the band was due to launch their latest tour. Having undergone emergency surgery, Gaskill remains in the hospital and continues to make a slow recovery.

King's X bassist, Doug Pinnick, had this to say about Gaskill's condition via his Facebook page: "Saw Jerry and he smiled and gave the thumbs-up. He seemed to recognize everyone and seems on it. Really cool. He is having some difficulty with the breathing, but overall looks sharp. Feel much better about this. Very excited. Just want to share that with you guys. Julie [Gaskill's fiancée] is amazing."

The group is offering an exclusive live recording from a vintage 1991 concert to all individuals who make a donation to help offset the Gaskill's mounting medical expenses.

Available for download via MolkenMusic.com, Burning Down Boston: Live at The Channel 6.12.91 is an 89-minute, 14-track recording that captures King's X during a tour in support of their most commercially successful (1990's) release, Faith Hope Love, which spawned the MTV and rock radio hit "It's Love." The set also includes renditions of King's X classics such as "Over My Head" and "Moanjam," among others.

In addition to purchasing Burning Down Boston, anyone desiring to send a donation may mail a check (made out to Jerry Gaskill) to: Jerry Gaskill, c/o World Entertainment Inc., P.O. Box 3095, Sea Bright, NJ 07760.