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Drummer Jason Rullo Of Symphony X Suffers Heart Failure

New Jersey power/progressive band Symphony X just announced that drummer Jason Rullo was admitted to the hospital for heart failure. He was released has underwent a rehab program that will see him out of action for 3-6 months.

The official announcement reads: "World Management and Symphony X must unfortunately announce that last week, Jason Rullo was admitted to the hospital for heart failure. Jason spent a week in the hospital, and was released last week; he has started a rehab program, and has been told that his recovery will take a minimum of 3-6 months under doctors’ care. We are all hopeful that J will be back soon!"

Rullo commented “I would just like to say that I am happy to be home with my family after what was quite a week. We had a few scary days in there but I made it through what was hopefully the worst of it.

"Doctors say I have a very good chance for a full recovery so I plan to be back at 100% even if it takes awhile. I will go through cardiac rehab so I can be monitored while returning to form, so that I’ll know when it’s safe for me to return to drumming the way I always have, if not better.

Thanks to my friends and family for the support, and to the fans, I love you all! - JR"

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1. multimike writes:

glad to see jason got through it ok, symphony x is definitely one of my all time favorite bands, have yet to see them live...

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2. Kenji Kobayashi writes:

I wish speedy and complete recovery for Jason.

# Feb 27, 2013 @ 11:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. coldiem writes:

Damn, that's scary. He's only 40 years old. He's a hell of a drummer, very underrated, and it would be a shame to see him leave the scene.

Let's hope the doctors are right and he will have a full recovery. The heart is not something to mess around with.

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Yikes. Docs, do your thing.

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5. MrMetalGod writes:

All Ive heard about the band is that they are like Dreamtheater wannabes and I don't even like dreantheater because the sound gay with those winey clean vocals.

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Don't feed the trolls, y'all.

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7. heavyhepp writes:

Get better Jason Rullo. Fantastic drummer!

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8. mike godfried writes:

rarely do you see someone suffer heartfailure and live to tell about it.
hope he pulls through.

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