American Head Charge's Chad Hanks

American Head Charge Bassist Chad Hanks Dies Following Battle With Terminal Illness (Updated)


Update – November 12th, 2017 – 04:52pm:

Some current and former members of American Head Charge have commented on Hanks‘ passing. Hanks was said to be 46-years-old at the time of his death and friends have indicated his battle was with cancer—though nothing official has been stated regarding that.

Frontman Cameron Heacock shared the following heartbreaking photo of himself with Hanks:

Keyboardist Justin Fowler also shared an image:

Meanwhile, former guitarist Ted Hallows commented:

As noted here, PayPal donations for his final expenses are being fielded via [email protected] and are encouraged to be sent as a friends and family/gift to avoid fees.

Original Story:

American Head Charge bassist Chad Hanks lost a battle with terminal illness this weekend. Tributes from friends, family and fans have been pouring in across Facebook in the wake of the sad news. A benefit show/public memorial in his honor has been announced for November 26th at the First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN with proceeds to go towards his funeral expenses.