Gene Champagne, the drummer for Hamilton rock bands The Killjoys and Teenage Head, is in hospital with COVID-19.
The news came in a Facebook post from his longtime friend Lou Molinaro, who shared a message from Champagne’s wife Julie to “keep us in your thoughts.”
Julie says her husband is on a ventilator in the intensive care unit “battling COVID and a very bad case of pneumonia.”
The 52-year-old native of Stoney Creek was admitted to Joseph Brant Hospital on March 22 with pneumonia and tested positive for COVID-19.
Dozens of people have commented on the Facebook post, offering prayers and best wishes.
Champagne’s Teenage Head bandmates have also posted a message of hope on their Facebook page.View link »