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Whitechapel Part Ways With Guitarist

Guitarist Brandon Cagle of Tennessee deathcore act WHITECHAPEL has posted the following update:

“Hey everyone this is Brandon. I’m posting this blog to answer any questions and clear up any rumors. I just got back from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, the number one hospital in the country for Brachial Plexus injury. Which I have in my right arm from my motorcycle wreck on April 28th of this year. I’m going to need surgery to restore the function in my arm. At the moment I’m unable to move my arm at all, I can only shrug my shoulder. Even after the surgery I need, it will take a few years for all of the function to return to my arm. So I was not kicked out of the band, I’m just unable to play, so Zack is replacing me full time."

"Now that I’ve address that issue I have a small request of everyone. I don’t have health insurance so I’m having to pay for the surgery out of my pocket. I have to put a $10,000 down payment to get the surgery. The biggest problem is that I only have a 9 week window to get the surgery in. If I wait too long the surgery won’t help me, so I need it ASAP! My request is if you could spare a $1 to help me get my surgery that would be much much appreciated."

"Donations can be sent to my Paypal account my account name is:"

"Grathon6@yahoo.com"

"If you don’t have a Paypal and would like to donate you can send it in the mail to:"

"Brandon Cagle
7555 Chatham Circle
Knoxville, TN 37909"

"Or at shows the band will have a donation jar."

"Every cent can help. If I can get this surgery I will be able to have a some what normal life. May even be able to play guitar again and write more of the music you all love! Even if you can’t donate any money I still appreciate all of you for supporting the band!! With out you we would be nothing!!”

Source: sIN's Metal News

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