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After the murder of guitarist Gord Lewis, Teenage Head will continue performances

Teenage Head will resume performances after the murder of guitarist Gord Lewis

Key Takeaways:

  • Following the passing of guitarist and founding member Gord Lewis, the Canadian punk rock group Teenage Head has declared that it will continue with its upcoming shows.
  • Teenage Head will perform in Winnipeg on August 18, Saskatoon on August 20, and Oakville on September 10.

Teenage Head, a Canadian punk rock band, has announced that it will proceed with its forthcoming performances in the wake of the death of guitarist and founding member Gord Lewis.

The band acknowledged in a post on social media on Friday that making a choice was challenging but that doing so would honor their “lost brother and start the journey of healing.”

According to the message, Gordie wanted his music to be heard and continue to exist. “The outpouring of support and appreciation overcomes us for Gordie and his music. We are hurting, along with his family, our community, and Gordie’s fans worldwide. He adored you all.

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Lewis’s father stated, “Gord would want the band to blow the roof off.”

Lewis, 65, was discovered dead on August 7 at his Hamilton residence. In connection with his demise, his son Jonathan Lewis, 41, has been charged with second-degree murder.

According to Lewis ‘ brother Brian, Gord and Jonathan are inseparable, who earlier this week told CTV News Toronto that the family had been torn apart.

Teenage Head will resume performances after the murder of guitarist Gord Lewis
Teenage Head will resume performances after the murder of guitarist Gord Lewis. Image from Variety

Brian stated that each of Gord and Johnny was “fighting with their demons” and that they had “saw them love one other and be devoted to each other all their lives.”

“Until last week, my wife and I were involved in the conflict between Gord and Jonathan. Gord and Jonathan’s health have always been a source of concern. But in recent weeks and months, things did worsen.

According to Brian, the tributes to his brother have been tremendous. Many fans seem to feel that Gord would have wanted the event to continue, according to comments left underneath their tour announcement.

On August 18, Teenage Head will perform in Winnipeg, on August 20 in Saskatoon, and on September 10 in Oakville.

Source: CTV News

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