NewsAugust 14, 2015 11:41 PM ET8,098 views

Dez Cadena (Black Flag, Misfits) battling cancer

Dez Cadena Dez Cadena, veteran punk rock guitarist and vocalist, is currently undergoing treatment for throat cancer. Cadena has previously been a member of Black Flag, the Misfits, and Red Kross, among others. A GoFundMe.com campaign has been launched to help offset his growing medical bills. Here's the official word:
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.

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anonymous 8/14/2015 8:49:23 PM

I cant be the only one thats shocked that Misfit / Black Flag money isn't enough to cover this.


anonymous 8/14/2015 8:50:58 PM

He doesn't get misfit/black flag money. thats all danzig/only and greg ginn


anonymous 8/14/2015 9:02:58 PM

Rollins gave an interview a while back explaining that Greg owed a lot of BF members royalties, money they'll probably never see. Assuming Dez is one of them. Best wishes to him, that really sucks.


anonymous 8/14/2015 9:21:35 PM

RIP Coal Chamber/Devildriver


anonymous 8/14/2015 10:20:10 PM

Take away some the money from that dipshit in Crosschk.


anonymous 8/14/2015 10:27:06 PM

The inevitable fate of every mortal. Mr. Poopy Butthole.


anonymous 8/15/2015 4:42:30 AM

Like Black Flag or Misfits ever made money.


anonymous 8/15/2015 10:18:48 AM

Get well dude.


anonymous 8/15/2015 10:29:29 AM

"Take away some the money from that dipshit in Crosschk." Or you could go upstairs from your parent's basement and ask them for another loan.


anonymous 8/15/2015 1:43:15 PM

Get well soon. Prayers go out to you Dez. Lambgoat, you need to have a strict policy on forum posting. You have some real pieces of shit on your site these days. I've been coming to Lambgoat since 2000 and it's just gone downhill. Not to mention half the news on here is irrelevant to legitimate hardcore and metal music. I could care less if Slaves gets kicked off a tour. I rathe read an entire article on how great Faded Grey was and how they're playing Ensigns benefit.


anonymous 8/15/2015 4:53:12 PM

^ start your own site


anonymous 8/15/2015 6:01:01 PM

DISABLE ALL COMMENTS AND THINK OF THE INVESTIGATION


anonymous 8/15/2015 9:09:14 PM

Lambgoat, you need to have a strict policy on forum posting. You have some real pieces of shit on your site these days. I've been coming to Lambgoat since 2000 and it's just gone downhill. Not to mention half the news on here is irrelevant to legitimate hardcore and metal music. I could care less if Slaves gets kicked off a tour. I rathe read an entire article on how great Faded Grey was and how they're playing Ensigns benefit. ^^^^^ I hate freedom! The Bill of Rights is gay!


anonymous 8/16/2015 1:08:57 AM

anonymous 20 hours ago Like Black Flag or Misfits ever made money ^ Completely missed the point of hardcore punk Get well Dez


jack_kinoff 8/16/2015 7:10:40 AM

Greg Ginn should donate, or give him some Black Flag royalties that he is earned, but he will just spend his money on weed and drum machines instead


anonymous 8/16/2015 7:31:27 PM

old man gets cancer....i'm shocked.


anonymous 8/17/2015 10:38:24 AM

I thought the whole point of lambgoat was to post dumb comments.


anonymous 8/19/2015 4:21:20 AM

Unfortunately the guy was in 2 huge very influential bands what still make good money, worse than that those bands are also 2 of the most well known for not sharing said money with the people in the bands. Get Well Soon Uncle Dez!!!! Greg Ginn and Jerry Only need to write this man a check


anonymous 8/19/2015 3:37:51 PM

Hey guys, your comments are being monitored by the FBI, ICE and NCIS just to name a few. Think before you type. Think before you sit at your desk. Think before start a cyber attack. And last but not least... THINK before you buy the new TERROR album... K im going up stairs to see whats for dinner. brb





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