News

Medical Expense Fundraiser for Jeff Linsenmaier

posted at 09/25/2012

Jeff Linsenmeier, keyboard player for Wovenhand suffered a heart attack, and as an American citizen, most of the money needed for his medical expenses will have to be paid out of his own pocket, which obviously is difficult for a musician. Read more about it and help: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/medical-expense-fundraiser-for-jeff-linsenmaier

"I could patter on for hours about Jeff's Gibralteresque solidity, objectively handsome bone structure or formidable lower intestine, but these are a given. What many do not know, however, is that Jeff recently suffered a heart attack caused by the early onset of genetic heart disease. Despite besting the heart attack with the strength and fortitude of ten thousand steeds, he did not do so without incurring significant medical bills. Nor is he able to avoid the burden, financial and otherwise, imposed by the reality of requiring medication and regularly scheduled treatment for the rest of his life. Given that Jeff's particular skill set lends itself more to "kicking ass" than typical 9 to 5 pursuits, he is without insurance, and the mounting financial obligations are daunting.

For those of us lucky enough to call Jeff son, brother, friend or simply know him, we've benefited from his unmatched capacity for empathy and compassion. Whether taking the time to listen, acknowledging someone's seemingly ignored needs or being an awesome mentor and older brother, his ability to care for and care about others is evident and consistent. Equally evident is Jeff's reluctance to lean upon others, including those of us who regularly depend upon him, regardless of how unnerving or challenging the path before him. As Jeff's needs are primarily financial, we ask those who feel compelled and are in a position to give, to help with bills incurred and prospective medical expense. I think we can all agree, this guy is friggin worth it."

Latest News

Feb 10

| XIXA - BLOODLINE - VIDEO Glitterhouse very proudly presents 'Bloodline' the new video by XIXA from Tucson, Arizona... read more

Jan 29

| HAPPY RELEASE DAY ROCKY VOTOLATO Seattle’s Rocky Votolato has been relentlessly on tour over the last two decades, as a compelling Singer Songwriter or with his former cult-punkband Waxwing. Ten years after... read more

Jan 29

| XIXA - BLOODLINE - OUT NOW The desert has a frequency, a sound you can hear in the wilds around. XIXA tunes in and warps it, in glittering, gritty psychedelic cumbia tracks on their debut album, Bloodline... read more

Jan 18

| SCOTT MATTHEW - THIS HERE DEFEAT - TOUR 2016
Whoever has experienced Scott Matthew live on stage is oddly touched. He strips his heart. He makes his audience to participate. He touches his audience. His emotional investment in song and singing is tangible... read more

Dec 21

| JOE VOLK - SOLILOQUY - VIDEO Glitterhouse Records very proudly presents 'Soliloquy' the new video by Joe Volk... read more

Dec 21

| VITA BERGEN - ALBUM TEASER Here's a teaser of Vita Bergen's new album 'Disconnection' coming at 03/04/2016 at Glitterhouse Records! The band has snowballed into one of the most talked about bands in Sweden... read more

Dec 10

| VITA BERGEN joins GLITTERHOUSE RECORDS We and Woah Dad! are very stoked to announce that Vita Bergen - ”one of Sweden’s underground success stories” (Clash Magazine) - has signed to the Glitterhouse Records 'Family of Music'... read more

Dec 07

| XIXA - SHIFT AND SHADOW - VIDEO Here's 'Shift and Shadow' the new XIXA video, Tucson’s mystical psychedelic-cumbia-rock band led by Giant Sand members Brian Lopez and Gabriel Sullivan... read more

Dec 07

| THE WHITE BIRCH - STAR IS JUST A SUN (REMASTERED EDITION) Enjoy 'Beauty King' by The White Birch taken from the remastered edition of the band's milestone 'Star Is Just A Sun'... read more

Nov 17

| SCOTT MATTHEW - CONSTANT (VIDEO) The multiple award-winning German character actress Jessica Schwarz (amongst others BAMBI as Best National Actress for her performance as Romy Schneider) plays the grieved woman in the touching music video of the song... read more

next