November 3, 2015


Bad Brains Guitarist Dr. Know is on Life Support

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Punk icon and Bad Brains guitarist Dr. Know is on life support. The cause of his hospitalization is unknown, but the band shared the following message on their official Facebook page:

The Bad Brains family ask that you please keep Gary (Dr. Know) Miller in your thoughts and prayers The family respectfully ask that their privacy be honored during this time and very much appreciate all the great energy that is being sent their way.

Positive vibes and PMA!

The news first arrived via Living Colour vocalist Corey Glover, who wrote on Facebook, "Sending #PMA healing vibes, and positive energy to #DrKnow of #BadBrains - I urge you to do the same." As well as The Dead Ween Group who wrote, "just got word that dr. know from bad brains (gary) is on life support in the hospital. pray for him, or at least smoke a huge spliff and keep him in your thoughts. one of my fave guitarists of the era--and always."

Here's hoping for a speedy recovery.