Deftones Confirmed For Bamboozle Left, Update On Chi Cheng's Condition and More
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The Deftones have been confirmed to appear at Bamboozle Left on April 5th at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine, CA. Tickets are on-sale at 10am this Saturday at thebamboozle.com.
With the announcement of their appearance on Bamboozle, they felt the need to address Chi Cheng's condition and related news:
"First, Chi. Our fallen comrade has not made significant progress as of late, but continues to fight on from his accident. Doctors are working feverishly to return our brother to us, and we continue to hold out hope and faith that Chi returns to the life he has waiting for him and can join us on stage once again.
"For everyone that knows Chi, knows that he never wanted down time. Chi always wanted to keep working and never slow down, which is why we feel confident in returning to the stage at Bamboozle in April. Chi would want it, and we want to make sure we're keeping his legacy alive.
"Back in 1999, Chi had to leave the band for a brief moment and our closefriend Sergio Vega filled in to keep the train moving. 10 years later, Sergio is going to step in once again while Chi is down. Sergio is family to us, and had received Chi's blessing before, so without a doubt we know that if Chi could tell us now, he would give us his blessing again.
"In the meantime, we continue work on our record, and as for Bamboozle, we felt like we needed to poke our heads up for a quick breath before we buckle down and get this record finished... So we'll see you all in Irvine."
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Have loved this band since "Around the Fur" in '97 which remains my favorite album of theirs, and while I doubt that they'll be able to surpass their first three records I'm happy to be a die hard fan. Get well Chi...if Seth Putnam can beat a coma so can Chi.
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I wish you guys the best and will keep praying for chi. I hope and pray he gets better may god bless you all.