Guitarist has thyroid removed

New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert has been given the all-clear after a cancer scare.

Gilbert had his thyroid removed on Tuesday (January 26) after some nodules were found in the gland. The nodules were successfully removed with no trace of cancer he explained on his Twitter.com page, Twitter.com/Xchadballx.

“Laying in my recovery room… I’m ch ch chillin,” he wrote. “They removed half my thyroid but no cancer. Thanks for the prayers, love you.”

Anthony Raneri from Bayside had been recruited to fill in for touring duties while Gilbert recovered.