Deftones Bassist Cheng in Coma After Crash

11/5/2008 3:45 AM PST
Chi Cheng, bassist for rock legends The Deftones, is in a coma after a car crash.

The band's frontman, Chino Moreno, says the situation is "very serious" and a post on the Deftones website says Chi is in serious, but stable condition at a northern California hospital, but didn't provide specifics.

Chi has played bass for the Deftones since 1988.