BOC was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in 2010 and has been battling it ever since. Through the years he has been forced to give up touring and even more recently stop doing the odd jobs that have helped support him as he stayed close to home, his family, and his physicians. His most recent medical scans have determined that Brian is in need of more aggressive chemo and radiation treatment, so we are looking to his friends, family, and fans for support.
If you know Brian you know he has led a thousand lives from growing up in family band, The Country Bugs, felling trees in the great northwest, touring the world and playing for hundreds of thousands in The Eagles of Death Metal, being a father, a son, a friend, a mentor, and an inspiration. Odds are, Brian has touched your life in some way.
It is our privilege as a community to take care of our neighbor, so if he's ever melted your face with his bass, or you've had the distinct opportunity to have the time of your life at his Joshua Tree compound, or very simply been on the receiving end of one of his signature bear hugs, we're asking you to lend a hand as best you can now.
Any donations will help with the costs of past medical bills, upcoming rounds of treatment and daily living expenses.
Please give anything you can. Any amount can make a difference.
BOC's family and friends
BOC and his mom
The Country Bugs (BOC in the center)
With his daughters (way back when)
On stage with the Eagles of Death Metal
BOC with his new bass (1972)
With his daughter, BreanaThe Eagles of Death Metal
- Austin Johnson
- Corky A
- JEFF TINDAL
- Joe Lay
Organizer and beneficiary
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