Deftones Bassist Chi Cheng Emerging From Coma?

Chi Cheng

Oh man, I fucking hope this is fucking true! Not a day has gone by since late 2008 that I haven’t thought of the tragic situation surrounding Chi Cheng’s comatose state.

Good news is, it seems he’s pulling out of it three years later, which is amazing.

Cheng was seriously injured in a car crash on November 4, 2008, and had been in a coma ever since. But now, he can move his leg when instructed, as well as grunt and mumble.

That is progress, folk. And a good sign. You might think that sounds sad, and in the grand scheme, it is. But compared to what Chi wasn’t doing last year, this is massive.

There’s still a long way to go before he’s back to full health, and his bandmates and family members have been trying to help him as much as they can. You can help too, at

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