Dr. Know of Bad Brains in hospital on life support

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Brooklyn Vegan reports that Dr. Know, guitarist for legendary Washington, D.C. hardcore band Bad Brains, has been hospitalized and is on life support. The news about the 57-year-old Dr. Know, whose real name is Gary Miller, first surfaced on Monday evening, when The Dean Ween Group posted the following:

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…

Posted by The Dean Ween Group on Monday, November 2, 2015

Since then, other tributes and positive vibes have been shared from other artists, including Living Colour’s Corey Glover, The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle and Agnostic Front.

Sending #PMA healing vibes, and positive energy to #DrKnow of #BadBrains – I urge you to do the same.

Posted by Corey Glover on Monday, November 2, 2015

This morning, Bad Brains posted a statement on their 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!

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