September 15, 2009
Clarence "C.J." Jenkins, bassist for Philadelphia-based Thrash Metal band FAITH OR FEAR, died last Sunday (September 13) after suffering an apparent heart attack during the group’s performance at the city’s Arts, Music and Antiques Festival. Jenkins, 50, collapsed around 2:45 p.m. as the band performed under a tent on High Street, said FAITH OR FEAR guitarist Chris Bombeke. He was rushed to South Jersey Healthcare Regional Medical Center in Vineland, where he was later pronounced dead, said his sister, Karen Connors. Rest in peace C.J.!