Deftones Bassist Hospitalized

081105-deftones.jpg
The Deftones
WRITTEN BY
Melissa Goldstein

Chi Cheng, bassist for Sacramento, CA, rockers the Deftones, has been hospitalized following a serious car accident in Santa Clara, CA, Monday night. According to Billboard.com, Cheng is in a coma and in "serious but stable condition." Cheng, 38, is being treated in a hospital in northern California.

Meanwhile, Deftones singer Chino Moreno has posted a message to fans on the band's website, writing, "Chi is one of the strongest people I know, and I'm praying that his strength will get him through this. Please say a prayer for him as well."

The band's next studio album, Eros, is due in spring 2009 via Warner Bros Records.

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 J Dilla — Give Em What They Want " 02:45
  • 2 Low Leaf — Set Me Free " 02:13
  • 3 Doe Paoro — Nobody " 03:05
  • 4 Chromeo with Ezra Koenig — Ezra's Interlude " 01:55
  • 5 The Julie Ruin — Brightside " 03:04
  • 6 Mirel Wagner — What Love Looks Like " 03:07
  • 7 Amen Dunes — I Can't Dig It " 04:53

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA