Tag Archives: One Love For Chi

Chi Cheng’s Family Hosting Gathering This Weekend

Posted by on April 19, 2013

Through the heartbreaking tragedy and ultimate loss last week of deftones bassist Chi Cheng, website oneloveforchi was a constant presence. Started and maintained by fan Gina Blackmore and endorsed by Cheng’s mother Jeanne Marie Cheng, it served not only as a charitable site to solicit donations for his medical expenses, but also as a place […]

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Deftones’ Stephen Carpenter Comments On The Passing Of Chi Cheng

Posted by on April 15, 2013

This weekend, Deftones bassist Chi Cheng passed away, over four years after the serious car accident that left him in a semi-conscious state. While members of the metal and rock community have voiced their sadness and support for Cheng’s family since, we now have our first comment from one of Cheng’s bandmates. Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter issued […]

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Deftones Bassist Chi Cheng Passes Away

Posted by on April 13, 2013

Earlier this evening, it was revealed that Deftones bassist Chi Cheng passed away. The bassist had been in a semi-conscious state since a serious car accident in 2008, though had been showing signs of improvement over the past year. Cheng was 42 years old. Oneloveforchi, a website set up by the Cheng family to provide updates on […]

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Deftones Bassist Chi Cheng Going Home

Posted by on July 5, 2012

Deftones bassist Chi Cheng has been in a semi-conscious state since 2008, when a car accident left him in a coma. Since then, the band has recorded two albums with former Quicksand bassist Sergio Vega on bass (the second which is coming in October) while Chi has very slowly been on the road to recovery. […]

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Deftones’ Chi Cheng Diagnosed With Pneumonia, Sent To ICU

Posted by on June 18, 2012

Earlier this year, Deftones’ bassist Chi Cheng (who has been in a minimally conscious state since a 2008 car accident) had been showing signs of improvement. However, it appears that his health took a turn for the worse last week. According OneLoveForChi.com, the bassist was diagnosed with pneumonia and was sent to the ICU this […]

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One Love For Chi Helps Aid Ailing Deftones Bassist

Posted by on May 7, 2009

While Metal Insider was at The Bamboozle this past weekend, we were psyched to run into our friend Michelle Oakes amid all the 15 year-olds wearing neon shirts and monkeys riding dogs. Michelle, a longtime A&R person at now-defunct label TVT, was running a booth for One Love for Chi, a charity set up to fund the […]

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