Surfer Blood’s Thomas Fekete releases ‘Burner’ album

Guitarist was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year, recording the album between surgery and chemotherapy.

Surfer Blood’s Thomas Fekete has released a solo album, titled ‘Burner’.

The guitarist was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer earlier this year. His band have been raising donations for treatment, and in between surgery and chemotherapy sessions, Fekete “created this disaster” with a four track recorder.

“No multiple takes, no expensive mics, no outside direction…just me in my bedroom with a very cheap, bare bones setup,” he says, describing the process.

“Some of these songs reflect on good times, days I’m able to walk on my own, talk, and function like a somewhat normal human being. Others remind me of barfing between vocal takes, wheel chairs, dilaudid withdrawals, and tears, from my family, my spouse, my dear friends. However, like everything in my life, I did manage to find some humor in my situation, and I hope that helps level out all the heavy stuff,” he adds.

Get the album via Joyful Noise.

The band are still accepting donations for Thomas Fekete’s medical treatment.

Listen to ‘Treason’, below.

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