Deftones Announce New Album & US Tour Dates -
Alt-metal veterans the Deftones have announced
details on the release of their seventh studio album, reports
The album, entitled 'Koi No Yokan', is due out
November the 13th through Reprise Records and
has been produced by Nick Raskulinecz, who also worked on
2010's 'Diamond Eyes.'
In a recent interview with Billboard, frontman
Chino Moreno described the album as
"not a super fast or slow record. It's very
"Some of my favourite things about Deftones are the dynamics.
Yes, we're a heavy band, but we're not just in-your-face aggro the
whole time, punching you in the face. There's a lot of aggression
in some of the music, but there's also this very soothing element
where there's a lot of soundscapes rather than attack, attack,
attack the whole time. I understand that's a big part of our sound,
but I really feel like we reached a peak on our dynamics on this
record with those two qualities - the beauty of something and just
straight, ruthless aggression."
The tracklisting is still forthcoming, however the outfit recently
debuted two brand new songs that are expected to feature on the
In related news the Sacramento 5 piece have just announced a
series of US touy dates in support of the new album.
See below for a full list of dates.
Deftones 2012 Tour Dates:
09/22 - Irvine, CA @ Epicenter
09/23 - Sacramento, CA @ Aftershock Festival
10/09 - Ventura, CA @ Ventura Theatre
10/10 - San Francisco, CA @ Warfield
10/12 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Ballroom
10/13 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox SODO
10/14 - Vancouver, BC @ Commodore
0/16 - Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
10/17 - Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
10/19 - Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium#
10/20 - Kansas City, MO @ Harrah's
10/21 - Columbia, MO @ Blue Note
10/23 - Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
10/24 - Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
10/26 - Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live
10/28 -Philadelphia, PA @ The Electric Factory
10/29 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
10/30 - New York, NY @ Terminal
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