“Smile” was one of the last songs the band recorded with Chi Cheng, who died in 2013.
“The other guys started last week – I’m excited to hear what they’ve done so far.”
Every Tuesday, Dan Weiss runs down the week’s new full-length music releases, from charting hits to more obscure depths, the underrated and the overrated, from a critical pop fan’s perspective.
Deftones frontman Chino Moreno has suggested that the band could be getting closer to unveiling Eros, an unreleased album that features late bassist Chi Cheng.
Deftones continue with their western-theme in this latest video for “Swerve City.” In it, frontman meets up with a horseback riding woman, waiting to give him a surprise.
Deftones paid tribute to 1990s teen rap duo Kris Kross last night by turning their pants around backward swapping the chorus of their hard rock hit “Engine No. 9” for “Jump.”
Yesterday, lead guitarist Stephan Carpenter issued a brief statement on behalf of the band via Deftones’ Facebook page. In it, he asks fans to move forward, with love as the driving force.
According to a statement by Cheng’s mother (Mom J), the 42-year old Deftones bass player’s heart stopped unexpectedly. The Sacramento-based musician had been in a coma-like semi conscious state since a 2008 car accident.
“Yeah!” It’s a word that Metallica’s James Hetfield has made his own, evidenced by this killer supercut made by a radio DJ in Palm Springs, CA.
Metallica has announced the complete line up for its second annual Orion Music + More Festival, set for June 8 and 9 at Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. See who’s playing.