Mars Volta and Marilyn Manson bassist Juan Alderete suffers serious brain injury

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A GoFundMe page has been created for bassist Juan Alderete, best known for his stints in the Mars Volta and with Marilyn Manson. 

Alderete suffered a serious brain injury following a bike accident on January 13, which left him with a form of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) known as Diffuse Axonal Injury. He also suffered a fractured clavicle and spinal fracture. 

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.