It probably won’t come as a huge surprise to you that a man who has spent 40 + years writing and performing some of the most desperate, unhinged and genuinely menacing music in American rock history doesn’t have much of a safety net. But there you go ; a couple of weeks ago, Sonny Vincent (Testors) awoke to news his son, daughter-in-law and grandson had been horribly injured in a gas explosion. They’re in intensive care and Sonny’s not able to monitor their care without a helping hand from his friends around world.

Information about a February 6 Austin benefit can be found at this link. I know there’s other stuff happening that night, but some of those shows are the shortest of walks away. If you cannot attend, donations are being accepted here.