Posted: 8/23/2010 4:54:30 AM
Stroke and personal life
On 30 June 2004, Davies suffered a stroke while exiting a lift at Broadcasting House, where he had been promoting his then current album, Bug.
He was taken to University College Hospital in Euston. Davies was
released from the hospital on 27 August. Davies said in a 2006
—Dave Davies, Daily Mail, 10 October 2006.
By 2006, Davies had recovered enough to be able to walk, talk and
play guitar. He will return to touring in 2010, playing a few gigs in
New York and New England, as well as one in Los Angeles.
He is a friend of horror director John Carpenter, and his work is featured on Carpenter's remake of Village of the Damned. Carpenter also acted as godfather to Davies' son, Daniel, who plays in the hard rock bands Year Long Disaster and Karma To Burn.