Waylon Reavis, former Frontman of Mushroomhead and the current singer of A Killers Confession, has been diagnosed with colon cancer. Reavis revealed his condition on Headbangers con live stream on Sunday, December 6th. “Unfortunately, Two months ago, I was diagnosed with colon cancer, and my heart crashed,” states Reavis. “My father passed away from this at 58 years old, and my mother passed at 39 from breast cancer. I was just waiting for my time. Luckily they caught it early, and they were able to cut it all out. I have had four removed, but they keep growing fast. I have changed my entire diet, thanks to my wife and taking medications. I may have to battle this the rest of my life, but I am going to live my life happy and FIGHT!”
Reavis is now living with his wife Julie and Children in Florida. He Is also the Head of A&R for Wake Up! Music Rocks record label. He runs the label alongside his wife and owner, Pepper Gomez. “I truly enjoy my life,” Reavis says. “I love my wife, I love my job, and I love my band! My Step-Son Morgan is the drummer, and my best friends are my bassist JP, and my guitarist Tommy Church (formerly of Mushroomhead). I love traveling the world with them!
A Killer’s Confession is managed by Jeromy Jerome at FM Music Management. “Jerome has changed the course for AKC, and I’m so thankful for him coming into our lives,” says Reavis. “I have an amazing team now, and I enjoy being myself, writing the way I want!”
Waylon Reavis is releasing a cover of the A Perfect Circle song “Gravity” this week.
A Killer’s Confession’s new album is set to be released in 2021. The first single, “Remember,” will be released on January 27th. “A couple of songs are about my cancer and about my father,” says Reavis. “Those songs mean a lot to me. I cannot wait for everyone to hear them! I’m really excited about this one. Every album I write is different and will never be the same as the others. This one is both heavy and melodic. I took myself back to my roots. It’s what the fans want, so I always like to give them what they have been waiting to hear.