Tuesday, August 29, 2006

ROCK SICK LIST: Tom Hamilton

At the other end of the spectrum from Jessica Simpson's bruised vocal cords is the news that Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton has been diagnosed with throat cancer. There's an official statement:

"Tom Hamilton will be sitting out a few gigs at the beginning of he band's upcoming Route Of Evil tour.

"Hamilton has just completed a seven week course of radiation treatment for throat cancer. He will be with his family recovering and will join the tour in mid-October. He and his band mates look forward to his return.

"Filling in for Hamilton will be David Hull a longtime friend of the band who played in the Joe Perry Project."