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Arch Enemy Comments On Venomin James Drummer Jared Koston Seeking Medical Donations

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Arch Enemy vocalist Angela Gossow has issued the following statement about Venomin James drummer Jared Koston seeking donations for medical expenses:

"Help a dying metal brother and his family in need please! Venomin James drummer Jared Koston, who was diagnosed several months ago with stage IV melanoma cancer and two brain tumors, has returned home to Madison, Ohio from University Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio to be with his family. The doctors have given him only a few days to live.

"His wife Michele Koston is in need of financial support to help pay for the home hospice care and funeral arrangements. The Kostons have four children, no health insurance or employment. If you can spare some money.. do it. So the Kostons can at least bury their husband and father and be able to pay the bills. Yet another horrible showcase of the American way gone wrong. The poor are left to die, their families financially ruined.

"Donations can be made as follows: PayPal donations can be sent to: jaredkoston@rocketmail.com (be sure to mark "personal," then select "gift"). Cash, checks or money orders (payable to Michele Koston) can be sent to: The Koston Family, 3060 Princeton Drive, Madison, Ohio 44057 USA."

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1. Jim (Venomin James) writes:

Amy, thanks so much for bringing awareness to the crisis at hand.
Jared was an amazing person. A genuine...thoughtful and loving person who loved his family and loved the music that we were so fortunate to have been able to create with him. His family truly needs the help of the metal community. He has a very loving wife and four beautiful children. If you can donate please do so...even if it is only a few dollars. Every little bit will make a difference for his family.
Thank you to everyone in advance. There has been amazing support from the metal community worldwide and it has given me faith that there are still alot of very good people out there.~Jim (VJ)

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