Speakers Member Has Cancer

Speakers for the Dead guitarist Jason Garcia has been diagnosed with brain and lung cancer.

He plans on finishing his guitar parts for the band’s next album, scheduled for release on Magna Carta Records in 2006, before starting radiation and chemotherapy treatment.

Garcia is also a former member of Christian band Gryp.

Donations to help with the guitarist’s medical bills can be made payable to Pilgrim Medical Trust – Jason Garcia, and mailed to Pilgrim Armenian Congregational Church, 3673 N. First, Fresno, CA 93726.