Mick Hutson, Redferns

Following the sad news of Deftones bassist Chi Cheng passing away yesterday (April 13), tons of musicians have posted their sympathies on their Twitter pages.

Here are some responses:

"Just heard that Chi from the Deftones passed away. That's really sad news. I didn't really know him. But he was an awesome bass player. RIP." -- Slash

"So incredibly heartbreaking to hear the news of Chi's passing. My thoughts are with his family, and all of you." -- Gerard Way

#RIP @deftones podband Never Forgotten :( He was a cool ass dude. He's in a better place. http://instagram.com/p/YEi6yOImm-/" -- P.O.D.'s Marcos Curiel

"Wow. Just heard that Chi Cheng of the Deftones has died. Very sad. Love that band." Wow, indeed. Gutted to hear this." -- Frank Turner

"RIP CHI CHENG OF @deftones, YOU HARBORED A SWEET BRILLIANCE, AND WILL BE REMEMBERED AND LOVED. https://twitter.com/blastbeatadnet/status/323271503036698624 ..." -- David Draiman

"My friend Chi passed away. My heart goes out to his family, and to my friends in @deftones. This is indeed a sad day..." -- Slipknot's Corey Taylor

"RIP CHI... WE LOVE YOU MAN! @deftones" -- Papa Roach

"We are deeply saddened by the passing of Deftones bassist Chi Cheng, our hearts go out to Chi's family, friends & fans #RIPCHI #RIPCHICHENG" -- Hatebreed

"I will never forget Chi Cheng, you were a total and complete badass. #onelove" -- 311's Aaron Wills