Following a serious scooter accident that nearly killed him, The Gaslamp Killer is now planning to throw a benefit show to help him pay the medical bills.

The musician suffered an internal bleeding that could have caused his death within three hours, and although he now looks at the whole experience in a positive way, the extent of the damages has left him unable to drink or do drugs: "I feel like I was given this opportunity to slow the fuck down again, and get inside my own head, and really try and create some dope music instead of fucking burning my brains out."

The event will take place at Los Angeles' Mayan Theatre on November 7th, with The Gaslamp Killer being joined onstage by his friends and favourite bands in a show called The Gaslamp Killer Experience. Admission is free with a donation, and although it is done on a first-come first-served basis, those donating $50 will have their entry guaranteed. [via FACT]

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