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Last Day Of Deftones Benefit Auction
Ben Hewitt , December 8th, 2009 08:26

Buy memorabilia and help bassist Chi Cheng

Today is the last day of the rock & roll memorabilia auction being held to raise money for the family of critically injured Deftones bassist Chi Cheng.

Cheng has been in a semi-conscious state since an accident in November 2008, leaving his family with an overwhelming amount of medical bills.

To raise money for Cheng, Deftones have put on a auction over at www.charitybuzz.com with items from contributors including Metallica, System of a Down, Blink 182, HIM and Slayer.

Lead singer Chino Moreno issued the following statement: “Wow, first let me start off saying how amazed I am at the generosity of all the friends and artists who have come forward for this auction. We, Deftones are so very grateful to all for your donations and time you’ve put into making this a success. I myself had no idea it would be this big. Just goes to show how many good friends and good will Chi has made over the last 20 years, just being the good dude he is.

"If you were lucky enough to befriend Chi over the last couple decades you would know that there is not a more kind, or more giving person. It’s so great to see it all coming back around for him.

"I really want to thank everyone that has kept him in their thoughts, prayers, and kept all the positive energy and love flowing his way. I truly believe he will return to us one day when he is good and rested with a great story to tell in his off the wall Cheng sense of humor. Chi is one tuff “MF” and if anyone can make it through this, it’s gonna be him.

Chi, I miss you and love you and so does the world. Hope to see you soon.”

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