Legendary guitarist Gary "Dr. Know" Miller of the highly influential D.C. band Bad Brains is hospitalized on life support, according to social media posts.
Rolling Stone contributor Greg Tate reported the news on Facebook Sunday, citing guitarist Jimi Hazel of the band 24-7 Spy.
Bad Brains posted this Tuesday:
Dr. Know formed Bad Brains with singer Paul "H.R." Hudson, bassist Darryl Jenifer and drummer Earl Hudson in the late 1970s, and it became one of the most popular hardcore bands of the 1980s, blending punk and reggae and later leaning toward metal.
The band's most recent album, "Into the Future," was released in 2012.