Friends of Nu-metal bassist are organizing a memorial concert
By David Sands
November 14, 2017
Chad Hanks, bassist for the nu-metal band American Head Charge has left us far too early.
The Minneapolis-based musician passed away Sunday, after reportedly struggling with a terminal illness which some social media posts suggest involved liver or kidney issues. He was 46.
AHC frontman Cameron Heacock remembered his late friend by posting a poignant picture of the two of them together to Facebook post shortly before Hanks’ passing. In another Facebook post, Ted Hallows a former guitarist with the band 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 and won’t ever forget you. RIP Chad.”
Friends of Hanks are organizing a benefit concert for Hanks at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Nov. 26. Bands playing the event include Blue Felix, Black Flood Diesel and The Omega Sequence. The event will serve as a public memorial and raise funds to pay for Hank’s final medical costs.