The news broke on Kim Mitchell’s official Facebook page, where Mitchell’s management company posted:
Mitchell has been a well known Toronto-area musician for decades, He first jumped onto the scene as the lead singer and guitarist for Max Webster. Mitchell would go solo, where he enjoyed many hits, including; Go For Soda, Patio Lanterns and I Am A Wild Party.
He left Classic Rock radio outlet, Q107 last year, after fronting an afternoon gig for 11 years.
Speedy recovery, Kim.