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Kix address drummer Jimmy Chalfant's onstage health scare

The drummer 'is awake, alert, resting comfortably and in good spirits in the hospital'

On November 18, Kix drummer Jimmy Chalfant was believed to have suffered a heart attack during the band’s show at the Tally Ho Theater in Leesburg, Virginia.

As first reported by Metal Sludge, Chalfant was unconscious and carried offstage during the show, with one source adding that "it happened right after his drum solo, and the band was about to start 'Cold Blood.' "

Now, the band has addressed the incident with a lengthy social media message, reporting that Chalfant "is awake, alert, resting comfortably and in good spirits in the hospital." 

The statement continued, "While clearly a cardiac event, it is unknown at this time whether or not Jimmy actually suffered a heart attack. Jimmy will be undergoing a series of tests to determine exactly what in fact occurred." 

The band finished by writing "Kix appreciates the outpouring of love and concern for Jimmy and thank everyone for their courteous understanding in the matter."