Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe Asks Fans To Help His Sister-In-Law Battle Cancer

Lamb Of God frontman Randy Blythe’s sister-in-law Bianca is currently battling Stage 3 triple negative breast cancer and you can help her out by donating via GoFundMe. Blythe shared the following Instagram post regarding the situation:

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This is my kid brother Scott’s wife, Bianca– she’s the only sister I’ve ever had, & I love her so very dearly. Bianca is undergoing chemo right now before she has a double masectomy– after that, she has to undergo radiation treatment- she has Stage 3 Triple Negative Breast Cancer, & it’s brutal. Her spirit is strong, & she’s fighting hard, but my brother still has to go to work, she still goes to work when she is well enough, & they still have my 7 year old nephew to look after- it’s exhausting for all involved, especially Bianca. Over the years I’ve donated to & used my platform to raise money/awareness for various disease related charities– the #LeukemiaandLymphomaSociety, the #StoneCircleofFriends (Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy), the #PinkInkFund (a masectomy tattooing fund), I did a 60 mile walk in 3 days wearing pink corpse paint & a kilt (yes, THAT kilt, from Killadelphia) while pushing an injured friend in a wheelchair to raise money for breast cancer research- all ya have to do is google my name + these diseases & a story will pop up. I’ve posted here about & donated my money to various fundraisers for musicians with medical bills (just scroll back.) I’m not saying this because I’m the greatest dude on earth (because I’m absolutely NOT) but I definitely have tried to use my position as a musician/photographer/writer to help others, whether it’s friends, fans, fellow musicians, or strangers. Up until now, it’s always been people outside my family– sadly, that is no longer the case. It sucks, but I can only try to help out my sister-in-law using any means at my disposal. To that end, Bianca’s friends set up a GoFundMe because this cancer bullshit is EXPENSIVE, so if you can, kick down a few bucks (of course, my wife & I already have)- LINK IS IN MY BIO, or you can go to: www.gofundme.com/bi-strong. If you can’t, send her some positive vibes- she’s the best & my family needs her to stick around for a long time. I freaking hate this cancer crap! And ladies, please check your breasts & get them checked by the lady doctor regularly- it’s a matter of life & death. Thank you for reading this, I truly appreciate it. I love you, Bianca! #fuckcancer #PMA

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He has since followed up with another post thanking fans for their support:

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“Humbled” I had my friend @d_villain take this photo of me at the ATL gig yesterday- I bow my head to all of you who responded with donations/well wishes to my last post about a fundraiser for my sister-in-law Bianca, who is currently fighting Stage 3 Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Some of you I know well- you are friends from the music scene, bands, road crew, photography world, literature world, my sober people posse, the surfing & skateboarding world. Most of you I do not know- you are fans of my band, photography, writing, or just people who happened upon my post randomly. Regardless of who you are, I bow my head to you each of you in gratitude & in respect. My brother & his wife are so grateful & are writing something I will post later– right now they are pretty overwhelmed by the response. So am I, but there is a difference- they are bit shocked at the # of complete strangers willing to help them. However, they haven’t spent the last 20 years touring the world making music, shooting photos, writing, surfing/skating, & just seeing our planet– I have. During that time, I’ve met literally thousands & thousands of folks– the vast majority of them have been awesome, so no… I am not surprised. There is still COMMUNITY. You are MY PEOPLE, & my people are good people who have ALREADY helped me help others before this. So am I overwhelmed with gratitude & emotional about this? YES. But am I surprised? Absolutely NOT. And on the topic of generosity– maybe you are someone who can’t afford to give any money- guess what? That’s ok. Don’t feel bad- just help someone else down the line when you can. Or do something to help someone that doesn’t require money- you can do that at anytime. Generosity does not always equal money. Everyone has a talent/skill/resource they can use to make someone else’s life easier- sometimes it’s just listening to someone in a rough spot who needs a sympathetic ear. Never think that you don’t have something to offer others & your community– YOU DO. Once again, I thank you so much- if could, I would bear hug you all until you were gasping for air. Each and everyone of you have BIG HEARTS- that counts more than anything. #fuckcancer #pma

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