Respected drummer had
played with all the punk greats.
By Fred Mills
Charles Montgomery, a/k/a legendary punk and metal drummer
Chuck Biscuits, passed away Saturday, Oct. 24, following a battle with throat
cancer. He was 44 at the time of his death; news finally began getting out to
the media earlier today.
Biscuits had been an early member of Vancouver punk
godfathers D.O.A., playing with the band from 1978 to 1982 then joining Black
Flag in ’82, followed by a stint with the Circle Jerks from 1983-84. It was his
long run with Danzig, however, that cemented his reputation as one of the
underground’s premiere players, joining the band in 1987 and playing on the
first four, classic, Danzig studio albums; he left in 1994. Other groups on his CV would include Samhain and Social