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.

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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.

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