Chi Cheng (1970-2013) – R.I.P.

This is the saddest day for all Deftones’ fans, our beloved Chi has passed away. Rest in peace…   From This is the hardest thing to write to you. Your love and heart and devotion to Chi was unconditional and amazing. I know that you will always remember him as a giant of a […]

Rare footage of “BQAD” videoclip

Here’s some rare footage back from 1998. At this time Deftones’ were recording the official videoclip for “Be Quiet and Drive” in an old storage building, what we didn’t know is that Chino lip synced the song in an acoustic way. The footage has now emerged on the internet as one of the most kept […]

Deftones Nominated For FIVE Revolver Golden Gods Awards

Deftones have been nominated for FIVE Revolver Golden Gods Awards! BEST GUITARIST – Stephen Carpenter BEST DRUMMER – Abe Cunningham BEST BASSIST – Sergio Vega BEST VOCALIST – Chino Moreno And… ALBUM OF THE YEAR Koi No Yokan Fans can vote for Deftones at now through April 15th The Golden Gods Awards will take […]

‘Koi No Yokan’ – Listen to the new album

Deftones are streaming their seventh album, the rightly anticipated Koi No Yokan, a week ahead of its release over at Rolling Stone. As implied by the teaser tastes previously received, “Tempest” and “Leathers,” the new one comes closer to advancing the nuanced alt-metal glory of 2000’s genuinely classic White Pony. It’s got more grind overall, […]

“Koi No Yokan” Album Trailer

Watch the album trailer for “Koi No Yokan”, Deftones new album. Release date: November 13th 2012. Pre-order here.

Deftones Talk About Halloween Costumes & Side Projects

In this exclusive video, Chino Moreno and Sergio Vega share their wildest costumes from Halloween’s past. Moreno recalls his fifth grade stint as Boy George—which, by the way, won him a top spot in his family’s costume contest—and Vega dishes on the year he went out as a pregnant woman. In another interview with Rock […]

February European Tour

Deftones are pleased to announce headline dates in the UK, France, and Germany in February 2013. The full dates are as follows: Feb 15 Glasgow, UK – Barrowland Fed 16 Nottingham, UK – Rock City Feb 18 Manchester, UK – Academy Feb 19 Birmingham, UK – Academy Feb 20 London, UK – Brixton Academy Feb […]

Chi’s son, Gabriel, performs live with the Deftones

Deftones invited Gabriel Cheng, Chi’s son, to perform “Root” live at the Warfield in San Francisco. ‘Gabe’ is following is father’s tastes, bass and poetry, and as you can see he’s turning into a pro-bass player…

KOI NO YOKAN – album cover

Deftones have revealed the cover art for Koi No Yokan, their new album out Nov. 13. Pre-order the album HERE.

“Leathers” – New Song

Deftones are pleased to announce the premiere of “Leathers” from their forthcoming album KOI NO YOKAN exclusively at The track is also available as a free download for a limited time, so act fast! Official track listing for KOI NO YOKAN is: 1. Poltergeist 2. Romantic Dreams 3. Leathers 4. Swerve City 5. Entombed […]