On almost all old Deftones shows and pics, Chino just holds his mic. But later like after he cut his hair he winds the wire of the mic around his hands and fingers. First I thought it was because he doesn’t want to lose his mic when he dives into the crowd, but I’ve also […]

Found a Grave

This is some freaky shit that. There’s a dude named Camilo Moreno that was born June 12th (8 days before Chino) that died in Texas. Check his grave |here| (thanks to Liz)

Chino: tattoos comments

Here’s a little bit of an old interview with Chino: Tattoos? How do you feel about ’em? Chino: I’ve got three, this is the first one I got [a sun on his wrist], I don’t like it, but our bass player has it, and I got it. Actually, the sun is probably my biggest enemy, […]

Chino: a city’s name

Did you know that CHINO is also a name of a city near L.A.? That’s true. (mainly all new houses and cows there) Also in California there’s Moreno Valley and near there you can find Chino Hills. In Chino Hills there’s Chino Avenue and below Chino Hills there’s the Boys Republic…|. (thanks to Jessica, Carlos and […]

Chino in Papa’s Video

If you check really close Papa Roach video “Last Resort”, you can see that between all the fans showed there, there’s a girl who has a poster of Chino in her bedroom.

Pony’s Leakage

This article was at the official BB. And apparently it came from a reliable source. It’s about how White Pony got leaked and why there’s different track names on Napster… “The band only initially finished 12 tracks, and then finished Back to School over the summer making that 13 finished tracks for the White Pony […]

FUCT This Job

A Texas newspaper editor was fired for running a photo of the Deftones featuring singer Chino Moreno in a sweatshirt with the letters “fuct.” Nora Garza said her supervisors at The Monitor, a daily in McAllen, cited the photo’s “obscene” language when they dismissed her on Monday. The photo ran Friday on the cover of […]

Chino’s hair

Most of you (men) want to know what Chino used to put in his hair (mostly before ‘White Pony’) to get that spikey style. Here’s what he has to say about that: Chino Moreno: “It’s called Murray’s. It’s pomade. It has a lady with an afro on the can, so I think it’s for black […]

Depeche/Gus Font

There’s a Depeche Mode cover with the font used on the ‘White Pony’. That is called ‘Avant Garde’ font (Corel name). Coincidence I guess… You can check that cover |here|. (thanks to Ramon Bravo) Gus Gus, a well known Icelandic band, has a CD with the Deftones Ribbon font on it as their logo.|here| (thanks to Jeremy Clymer)

Break Dancer Chino

I read in Flavir Magazine a very old interview with Chino. He stated that before he went into music or skateboarding he got himself into break dance when he was about 11. Read this great interview |here|