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Vic Chesnutt dead - confirmed

Vic Chesnutt, a singer and a song writer has passed away after a apparent suicide attempt. Vic Chesnutt has been in a wheelchair since a car accident when he was 18. Singer Kristin Hersh told about his condition in the internet, and her what she says:

“Another suicide attempt, looks bad, coma–if he survives, there may be brain damage, This time, it’s real scary: *this* time, he left a note, *this* time, he asked them to call me.”

Chesnutt was born on November 12, 1964 and he was writing songs from his early age but he became popular with the release of the tribute album Sweet Relief II: Gravity of the Situation. He joined the band, The La-Di-Da’s in 1985 and after leaving the band he started solo performance. Chesnutt was the subject of PBS documentary, “Speed Racer” not only this he also performed a small role in the movie Sling Blade by Billy Bob Thornton in 1996.



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