Ever since a November 2008 car accident, Deftones bassist Chi Cheng has mostly been in a coma. In the meantime, the band has continued to write and tour with replacement bassist Sergio Vega. Last night, though, Deftones came closer to having Chi back than they've been in nearly four years, as the band invited Chi's son Gabe onstage to perform with them in San Francisco.
Deftones are inching closer to a new album, and have now revealed the artwork for their 'Koi No Yokan' collection (posted to the left). The visually intriguing cover, which they debuted at their website and Facebook pages, appears to be mirrored sections of a dark room, with only a dulled green entryway and glowing orange floor lights reflecting back.
Deftones got fans excited for one of 2012's most anticipated albums, 'Koi No Yokan,' by recently unleashing the awesome track 'Leathers.' Today happens to represent another monument for 'Koi No Yokan,' as Deftones have released 'Tempest' as the first official single from the album.
Deftones are set to release one of the year's most anticipated albums, 'Koi No Yokan,' on Nov. 13. The band have tossed around many different styles since their beginnings, leaving fans to anxiously question what they should expect from the experimental group. If any doubts existed about 'Koi No Yokan,' the album's first unveiled track, 'Leathers,' stomped it all out.
It's a great day to be a Deftones fan! The eclectic rock band have announced the track listing for their hugely anticipated seventh full-length, 'Koi No Yokan.' Not only that, but Deftones are offering the new track 'Leathers' as a free download with no catch whatsoever on the band's website. It also can be heard in the player below.
In a new interview, Deftones frontman Chino Moreno speaks about the writing process for the band's upcoming album 'Koi No Yokan' compared to various other releases and how he deals with the ailing state of his friend and bass player Chi Cheng.
Deftones have perfected the quiet-loud dynamic in hard rock. They expertly mesh frontman Chino Moreno's love of PJ Harvey and guitarist Stephen Carpenter's Meshuggah worship in their songs. Those two forces collide in Deftones music, which
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