Ever seen the fourth guy on stage playing Guitar with Green Day? Well that guy is Jason White!, touring guitarist since 1999, and longtime friend of Billie Joe, He was officially named as the 4th member of Green Day in late 2012.
Well we’re sad to report that Jason has recently been diagnosed with having Tonsil Cancer!
According to a post on Green Day’s Facebook page and their official website, Jason recently had treatment for a treatable form of the disease, and should make a ‘full and speedy recovery’.
The post on Green Day’s official Facebook page reads as follows:
‘We have some news to report regarding our brother Jason White, and wanted you to hear it from us before word spread. Jason recently underwent a routine tonsillectomy, and his doctors discovered a treatable form of tonsil cancer. Thankfully they caught it early and he should make a full and speedy recovery.
Please join us in sending him love and positive healing vibes during this time.
Everyone at Rebellious Noise would like to wish Jason a speedy recovery and our thoughts and prayers go out to The White Family and Green Day!