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Surfer Blood Guitarist Launches GoFundMe For Cancer Treatment

Surfer Blood guitarist, Thomas Fekete has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Since undergoing treatment, the cancer has unfortunately spread to his lungs and spine. In order to help alleviate some of the costs for treatment, Fekete has launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise money. Please check out his page for more information. You can also read a message from both the guitarist and the band below. From all of us here at Infectious, we wish the best for Fekete and his family! Fans can purchase a CD…

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Taylor Swift Reveals Her Mother Has Cancer

Taylor Swift announced on Tumblr this morning (April 9th) that her mother has been diagnosed with cancer. The full message is titled “Just So You Know…” and explains how she discovered the news. After being screened for cancer due to Taylor’s request, it was revealed that she does have cancer. You can read the full excerpt below. For more music by Taylor Swift, you can purchase a CD here. Taylor Swift is heading out on her 1989 World Tour this May. For that, you can buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Jason White Of Green Day Diagnosed With Tonsil Cancer

Green Day guitarist Jason White has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer. The cancer is treatable and White should be able to make a full recovery soon. Check out a message from the band below to get more information. For more from Green Day, you can buy concert tickets or purchase a CD on their website here. Please follow and like us:

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WATCH: Talking With Soup – Sean Mackin

In the most recent installment of Talking with Soup, a new interview series from Dan “Soupy” Campbell, he speaks with Sean Mackin, violinist of Yellowcard. They discuss Mackin’s cancer and the band’s former hiatus. Yellowcard is currently on tour with What’s Eating Gilbert? and still has a few shows left. Buy concert tickets here and purchase a CD here. The band does not have any announced dates for a future tour, but the band is planning on getting into the studio after this tour. Check out the video after the jump. Also,…

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Sandlot Heroes, American Cancer Society Need Your Help

Pop-Rock artists, Sandlot Heroes have announced that they will be donating 50% of their income from November’s iTunes sales to the American Cancer Society. You can check out a post from the band after the jump, purchase a CD/music via iTunes, or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Surviving Doors To Reunite For Manzarek Tribute

A live tribute to the founding member and late keyboardist of The Doors, Ray Manzarek, has been confirmed for later this year. The two surviving members,  Robby Krieger and John Densmore, told Rolling Stone that at least one big send off show is in the works. Krieger and Manzarek had begun performing together again in 2011. They had a show in Orange County planned for August of this year, with Krieger gaining knowledge of Manzarek’s cancer only a few months before his passing in May. Both Krieger and Densmore said they hope to see the…

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Will Stratton Benefit Album

Beat Radio and several other artists have come together to launch a benefit album for Will Stratton. All proceeds will go towards Stratton’s recovery from stage III cancer. You can check out “For Franny Glass (live on WNYC’s Spinning on Air)” after the jump and purchase If You Wait Long Enough: Songs of Will Stratton here. You can purchase a CD or vinyl of past albums here. Please follow and like us:

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David Bowie’s Spiders From Mars Bassist Trevor Bolder Passes Away

Trevor Bolder passed away late yesterday from cancer. He was 62. Bolder got his big break playing bass for David Bowie in 1971 when he replaced Tony Visconti. He played on albums such as Hunky Dory (’71), The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (’72), and Aladdin Sane (’73). He was set to perform later this year with his current band Uriah Heep. You can read a statement from the band after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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The Ataris Announce UK Tour Support

The Ataris have announced a UK tour this April with support from Mike Herrera (MXPX), Versus The World, and Cancer. Check out the dates after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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