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Crowdfunding campaign launched for local metal legend suffering from rare nerve disease

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Beloved New South Wales metal identity Tom Roberts has been battling Friedreich’s Ataxia since he was 14 years old, and a new crowdfunding campaign is hoping to raise funds for a wheelchair-accessible van so that he can get to gigs.

Friedreich’s Ataxia, which attacks the nervous system, is degenerative, and has seen Roberts, the father of two, confined to a wheelchair earlier this year at the age of just 26. But one thing’s for sure, it hasn’t affected his dedication to Aussie heavy metal.

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