Download 1991 King's X concert to help offset medical bills for ailing drummer Jerry Gaskill

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As drummer Jerry Gaskill continues his long road back from a February 26 heart attack, King’s X is selling a 1991 live Mp3 concert from Boston to help offset medical expenses.

A complete track listing for Burning Down Boston: Live At The Channel (6.12.1991) is below. The concert is available for download here: http://molkenmusic.com/store/shop/details.php?id=50. Cost is $20.

Gaskill has been in intensive care ever since undergoing an emergency procedure last month. The latest update from members of King’s X says: “Jerry is still on a ventilator while also dealing with pneumonia in both lungs but is recovering. Doctors say it’s a slow process but things are headed in the right direction.”

A planned North American tour has been cancelled, as Gaskill’s recovery continues.

Here’s a look back at our recent thoughts on King’s X. Click through the titles for more …

KING’S X – XV (2008): X equals 10 and V equals 5. Fourteen albums bearing the King’s X moniker and one by Sneak Preview, the early version of the band that simply bore a different name. Made sense to me, in a weird way. Michael Wagener, who really tightened things up when he produced the band’s previous album, Ogre Tones, was back to crack the whip for XV. So there were deep, driving grooves, catchy melodies, and the always incredible guitar work of Ty Tabor. Why this band has continually suffered from near anonymity is beyond me. Same old story, isn’t it? You know what to do about that, don’t you?

KING’S X – LIVE ALL OVER THE PLACE (2004): Three-part harmonies, a verified guitar-god genius, and some of the lowest, thickest, sludgiest bass around — King’s X is like the Beatles of metal, but they go year-after-year depressingly ignored. They scored a few minor hits in the early 1990s and then pretty much sunk off the radar screen of mainstream music, but these guys have, for the most part, turned out consistently good albums all along. After all this time, they finally released a live album that shows what a great live band they are. It’s totally raw — straight from the soundboard — but the energy of the show carries the somewhat dry recording.

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The complete track listing for King’s X’s ‘Burning Down Boston: Live At The Channel (6.12.1991)’:

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