An international punk compilation has been put together by Get Better Records as a benefit for Anthony Poynter, who has been diagnosed with a late stage of cancer. You can find it on bandcamp. Hit the replies for the track listing.
Help the Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation, a research that has discovered a way to treat cancer without side effects, win a Pepsi contest that will earn it $250k and some much needed publicity. It currently sits in 3rd place, behind proposals to rebuild an elementary school and construct a community center. Only the top 2 winners will receive money.
Help by voting, as well as spreading the word, every day with your emails, Facebook account, and other means of social networking. The contest ends on April 31st, 2010.
Concerts For Cancer has posted a new promo video on their web site. The concert will be taking place on June 9th at 6PM at 466 Raider Blvd, Hillsborough NJ 08844 on the Hillsborough High School football field. More information can be found on the event's MySpace page, and a flyer can be found here (PDF).
Bassist Bradley Quinn Andress of the up-and-coming rock band Close To Home was recently diagnosed with a deadly form of cancer while on tour with his band across the U.S. Andress, 20, was told he would die when flu-like symptoms brought him into a hospital after a show and it was discovered he had a seven-inch tumor on one of his lungs. That lung was removed, but Andress will still have to undergo an additional surgery to see if the cancer has spread.
To aid Andress in his fight against cancer, a benefit show is being scheduled in the band's hometown of Cincinnati, OH. Two tickets and on-stage seats to the Warped Tour in Cincinnati are also being auctioned off by the T.J. Martell...