An Interview With Deftones: Always Reacting

Art is subjective. What might appeal to one person, might not fly with another. That is why playing in a band is such a feat. You have two, three, or four other people who have their own distinct taste and style. It is a matter of melding these different tastes …

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Deftones/Periphery @ Wellmont Theatre

MONTCLAIR, NJ—I’ll admit I’m a more recent fan of the Deftones. When I finally got on board, it was with 2010’s Diamond Eyes. The opportunity to see the band for the first time with another as phenomenal as Periphery seemed like one of the rare occasions where you can …

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An Interview with Deftones: Quarter-Century Men

Few things from 1988 haven’t expired. The clothes, popular music and, oh, the hair—they all have dissipated. In a quarter century, a lot can happen, and for the Grammy-winning band Deftones, pretty much everything has.

Friends since childhood in Sacramento, CA, founding vocalist Chino Moreno, guitarist Stephen Carpenter and …

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Record Store Day: A Guide To The Many Limited And New Releases

Oh, Record Store Day, how I love thee as much as my wallet loathes thee. There is probably a holiday for just about everything one could want, gifts, uprisings, animals, Presidents and now a music holiday; Record Store Day. Everyone likes having music, so it’s only befitting that there should …

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Top Ten Albums Of 2010, According To Our Writers

This was the most picked record from our writers. Click through to see what else we liked.

Daniel Alleva

1. The Arcade Fire/The Suburbs/Merge

2. Interpol/Interpol/Matador

3. Deerhunter/Halcyon Digest/4AD

4. Deftones/Diamond Eyes/Reprise/Warner Bros.

5. The Futureheads/The Chaos/Nul Records

6. Vampire …

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Interview with Abe Cunningham of Deftones: Diamond Mining

In late 2008, Deftones frontman Chino Moreno, guitarist Stephen Carpenter, keyboardist/DJ Frank Delgado and drummer Abe Cunningham were shaken to their core by the news of bassist Chi Cheng’s devastating car accident. Instantly, the Sacramento visionaries were detoured onto a crossroads that no one can ever be truly prepared for.…

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Deftones: Diamond Eyes

The sad case of recent Deftones albums is the story around the work is more interesting than the work itself. Case in point is an unfortunate car accident that has left bassist Chi Cheng in a semi-conscious state (coincidentally, the band’s earliest riffs were born while guitarist Stephen Carpenter was …

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