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Dez Cadena (Black Flag, Misfits, etc) diagnosed with cancer, crowdfunding campaign launched

Dez Cadena

Dez Cadena, who was a member of Black Flag, Misfits (which he recently left) and more, has sadly been diagnosed with throat cancer. A GoFundMe campaign was set up to help him out, and reads:

Dez has just finished debilitating radiation treatments, and is confident he will return to active performance again within a year. So Dez has had to take a long break from touring and recording and he had no other income to pay for the quite expensive treatments and doctor’s bills.

We ask you today to donate funds to help Dez’s cause, as this friendly man has given so much to the music community, and he is literally a living punk rock legend, having played on some of the classic records of the genre, and remains one of the most beloved members of the scene.

We ask you to please consider donating anything you can to help see Dez through the next year, so he can resume his proper place on the stages and records of our future. Thank you for assisting us in helping this very kind man in his time of need.

So sad to hear. Fingers crossed for a speedy recovery.

Dez’s other recent projects included the post-Black Flag band FLAG and CJ Ramone’s band. Watch him sing Black Flag’s “Rise Above” with CJ Ramone below…

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