Update 4:00PM EST 7/1/10: We're happy to report that Matthew Leone is awake, coherent and doing better by the hour. Go right here to read the great news from his twin brother Nathan and don't hesitate to send your well wishes for a speedy recovery to the email below.

It is with a heavy heart that we report that Madina Lake bassist Matthew Leone has been hospitalized after a brutal attack in Chicago.

At this time, the only source of information about the attack is the blog posted by his twin brother Nathan, which can be read at this location.

All of us here at Roadrunner are thinking of Matthew, his family, the band and close friends at this difficult time.

If you would like to send a message of support to Matthew, feel free to email our UK counterparts at [email protected] and they will collate your messages and pass them on. Please title your email 'A Message For Matthew'.