Jerry Gaskill, drummer and vocalist for Houston progressive hard rock band King's X, had a heart attack Saturday night, according to a Facebook post by his bandmate DUg Pinnick:
Jerry had a heart attack last night. He was operated on and is in stable condition at the hospital. Were all waiting for more info. I will keep you posted,,
Pinnick posted his message about 2 p.m. Sunday. He and Gaskill met as touring musicians with Petra and started King's X under the name of Sneak Preview when guitarist Ty Tabor came aboard. The trio moved to Houston from Missouri in 1985.
King's X is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its self-titled Atlantic debut this year. The band's "First Church of Rock and Roll" tour was scheduled to start next month and hit Warehouse Live March 29.
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Rocks Off will have more information on Gaskill's condition when we know.