Thursday, November 11, 2010

Hawks gear stolen!

Posted By on Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 12:00 PM

My phone started blowing up with calls and text messages shortly before midnight last night, and that's never a good thing on a school night.

Word had spread that the trailer containing pretty much all of the band Hawks musical equipment, along with a ton of merchandise, was stolen from in front of the house where vocalist Mike Keenan and drummer Shane Patrick live on Park Ave. near Oakland Cemetery.

Sometime late in the evening on Wed., Nov. 10, thieves smashed the padlock, pictured above in Keenan's hand, off of the trailer hitch on his car and hauled it away. It's a big trailer and the perps would have needed a vehicle big enough to tow it away.

Bottom line: It looks like the band lost about $8,000-$10,000 total. Insurance covers the trailer, but not what was inside, and that hurts. Benefits and vigilante street justice teams are coming together today, so check back here for a Paypal link and more information as it becomes available.

Click below for an inventory of what was stolen:

City of Atlanta Police Report
Case number — 103142315
Officer — King, H

¬ Fender Jazz bass — Black Japanese Geddy Lee edition / Black case
- GK 700RB w/ black and silver rackmount flightcase (2008 model, stickers on frontface: Talk me off,
The Sunglasses, etc)
- GK 400RB (mid 90's model)
- Mesa Boogie bass cab 1x15, 1x10, 2x5 (loaded with 1x15 Kappa Pro LF)
- Electro Harmonics POG
- Boss Tuner
- 2 1x15 Lopo cabinets. Black w/ OxBlood grill cloth. (Eminence 15 loaded. White tape on the top, one missing one of the back port covers)

- Dark brown wood stain, Tama kick drum and case (orange HOX$, spray painted on the outside of case)
- Dark brown wood stain, Tama rack tom and case (orange HOX$, spray painted on the outside of case)
- Dark brown wood stain, Tama floor tom and case (mountable) (orange HOX$, spray painted on the outside of case)

- 20in Silver, MEINL, Latin Surdo Samba drum

- Silver Pedaltrain PT-2 pedal board case w/ removable black pedal board
- Roland Koass Pad, Black (White tape over the number 2 position button)
- Boss DD-3 Delay Pedal
- X Frame Keyboard stand

- 2 Eurolight LP Flightcases (yellow and camo)

- 37 copies of Hawks Barnburner — LP
- 4 copies of WE NO FUN Comp — LP
- 60 HAWKS T-shirts (Black and Red) w/ black and yellow storage case

- 6 speaker cables
- 6 instrument cables
- 3 mic cables

- 1 Shure SM58A Beta mic
- 1 Shure SM58 mic (white tape around the base)

- 1 white Carry-On trailer, 5x8, wooden floor, small “name tag and GRIDS stickers” on left side

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