Marilyn Manson's original guitarist Daisy Berkowitz is battling colon cancer, according to U.S. reports.

The rocker, real name Scott Putesky, is two months into a six-month chemotherapy cycle, according to

The 45 year old was reportedly diagnosed with stage-four colon cancer in August (13).

A benefit to help raise funds to cover Putesky's cancer treatment is to be held at Churchill's Pub in Miami, Florida on Saturday (23Nov13), according to