American Head Charge Guitarist Found Dead
American Head Charge guitarist Bryan Ottoson died yesterday (April 19) prior to the group's performance in North Charleston, S.C.American Head Charge guitarist Bryan Ottoson died yesterday (April 19) prior to the group's performance in North Charleston, S.C. According to a spokesperson, the guitarist was found dead in his bunk on the group's tour bus. The cause of death is unknown pending an autopsy.
The Minnesota-based group was in the midst of a North American tour with Mudvayne, Bloodsimple and Life Of Agony. Its latest album, "The Feeding," was released in March via Nirus/DRT and peaked at No. 11 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart and No. 15 on Billboard's Top Independent Albums chart.
Last night's show was postponed. The Mudvayne tour is scheduled to continue tonight in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., but no announcement has been made about the show's status. It is also unclear whether American Head Charge will rejoin the outing at some point.