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  • Deftones Return After Four Years With “Gore”

    Deftones Return After Four Years With “Gore”

    Alternative metal band Deftones has released its eighth album, Gore. The record – the band’s first in four years – is the third to feature the work of bassist Sergio Vega (Quicksand). Vega tells Rolling Stone in a recent interview that any reports of tension in the band, or of a battle between melody and... »

  • Deftones’ Final Album with Chi Cheng Closer To Being Released

    Deftones’ Final Album with Chi Cheng Closer To Being Released

    The Deftones were nearly finished with their album Eros in 2008 when tragedy struck and a car accident left bassist Chi Cheng in a coma. After some time, the band decided to shelve the project out of respect for Cheng and recruited bassist Sergio Vega to start a new album, Diamond Eyes. Eros turned out... »

  • Deftones Announce Spring Tour Dates

    Deftones Announce Spring Tour Dates

    After releasing their critically acclaimed seventh studio album Koi No Yokan in November, The Deftones have announced a slew of U.S. tour dates for spring 2013. The band begins the new leg of its journey on March 4th at Rochester, New York’s Main Street Armory before sweeping the East Coast and South, finishing up in... »

  • Deftones Release “Koi No Yokan”

    Deftones Release “Koi No Yokan”

    Seventeen years after releasing their debut, Deftones have released their seventh full-length studio album, Koi No Yokan. The album is the second release without long-time bassist Chi Cheng, who continues to recover from a car accident in 2008. Bassist Sergio Vega, who performed on the 2010 release Diamond Eyes, took a larger role in Koi... »

  • Deftones Release “Diamond Eyes” Remix to Benefit Chi Cheng

    Deftones Release “Diamond Eyes” Remix to Benefit Chi Cheng

    Deftones has announced their latest fundraiser effort for their bassist Chi Cheng, who remains in a semi-comatose state following an automobile accident in November 2008. The band is offering a new and exclusive remix of the title track from the latest album, Diamond Eyes. The track is available through the One Love for Chi website,... »

  • Deftones Announce Summer Headliner Tour

    The Deftones are hitting the road starting in August, for a US tour in support of their latest album, Diamond Eyes. One dollar from each ticket sold will go to the fund in support of bassist Chi Cheng, who continues remains in a semi-conscious state after a 2008 car accident. The band is fitting in... »

  • BlackDiamondSkye Tour Announced

    Alice in Chains, Deftones, and Mastodon are all teaming up for a newly announced fall 2010 trek entitled the “BlackDiamondSkye” Tour. The three bands will make their way across North America in support of each of their newest albums from which the tour name was derived: Alice in Chains’ Black Gives Way to Blue, Deftones’... »

  • Deftones announce new album

    In an interview with AOL’s Noisecreep, Deftones has announced their next album will release on April 27th, 2010. Before bassist Chi Cheng‘s car accident that left him in a coma in November 2008, the band had nearly finished an album, Eros. Since then, the band has since decided to start over with new material and... »

  • Deftones re-record without Chi

    The Deftones have re-entered the studio to re-record Eros, a project started last year that was interrupted with bassist Chi Cheng’s tragic car accident in November. Former Quicksand bassist Sergio Vega has been playing with the band since then. From their myspace blog, Deftone’s state in revisitng their work it “doesn’t best encompass and represent... »