Deftones Announce New Touring Bassist

Fred Sablan

A month after parting ways with Sergio Vega, Deftones have announced their new touring bassist. Fred Sablan formerly played with Marilyn Manson from 2010 to 2014 and has also had stints with Chelsea Wolfe, Peter Hook and the Light, and Heavens Blade.

Sablan made his debut with the group in Portland, Oregon on April 14th during which he performed many of the band’s classic hits. Deftones are currently on tour with Gojira and Vowws.

Vega, who spent 12 years with the band and left over contractual issues, has revealed that he’s working with former Every Time I Die vocalist Keith Buckley on a new project. We’ll keep you updated as details of that project emerge.

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