MTV News caught up with CKY guitarist Chad Ginsburg who almost died shooting the ‘Escape From Hellview’ video when the group decided it would be cool to hang him from a tree. Since the grass-roots band self-financed the shoot on a meager budget, the only stunt coordinator they could afford turned out to be unqualified. The harness he tied around Ginsburg wasn’t secure enough, and the guitarist almost died. “I hung there for close to a minute,” Ginsburg said. “I passed out 10 seconds in, but they didn’t know until my body was flailing. I never came that close to dying. If you want to see that footage, it’s gonna be on the next DVD that we release.” Read more.
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