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Sacramento, United States (1988 – present)

Deftones is an American / band from Sacramento, California, formed in 1988, consisting of Chino Moreno (lead vocals and guitar), Stephen Carpenter (guitar), Chi Cheng (bass), Frank Delgado (keyboards and turntables), and Abe Cunningham (drums and percussion). Sergio Vega (formerly of Quicksand) took on bass duties in mid-2009 in substitution for Cheng, who was seriously injured in an automobile accident in Santa Clara, California on November 4, 2008. Cheng remained in a coma until his death on April 13, 2013 due to cardiac arrest.

While they were mostly an alternative metal band in their early years, their sound changed into something more complex and experimental in 2000, as a result they are often coined today as an alternative rock band.

Critics have often praised them as one of the closest to unique rock bands of recent years for their innovative, atmospheric music; as Johnny Loftus writes, “Rock critics usually reserve a special place for Deftones above or at least away from the rest of the turn-of-the-century metal movement […] Deftones have always seemed more curious, more willing to incorporate traditionally revered sounds like dream pop and DC hardcore into their Northern California alt-metal.”

Frontman Chino Moreno’s poetic lyrics—described by a Time magazine critic as “fiercely intelligent”—are often evocative, yet are sparse enough to allow for multiple interpretations.


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  • bloody72

    pozdrowienia ze Śląska dla fanów Deftones

    31 Aug 12:24pm Reply
  • LIS31

    White Pony

    28 Aug 3:47pm Reply
  • RadiiCal

    hella love for them, not X

    26 Aug 12:29pm Reply

    I like this band.

    24 Aug 8:42pm Reply
  • Arturliar

    Deftones - my drugs.

    24 Aug 10:11am Reply
  • mark4all

    Rx Queen

    23 Aug 5:33pm Reply
  • girlpuke

    the white pony album they have on here bothers me. it's so basic

    23 Aug 5:13pm Reply
  • Vlad_Butterfly

    Skrillex_Dub, потому что ты, чепушок, свой старый акк стер вместе со всеми своими постами. А это плохо, няша.

    23 Aug 5:09pm Reply
  • verdealfredo266

    I want deftones band in sao paulo but Canadian actresses in hollywood since we passed the White House and also perfect circle

    23 Aug 1:36pm Reply
  • Skrillex_Dub

    Vlad_Butterfly, ты че сам с собой что ли базаришь, пёс? Или у тебя крышняк поехал? А ну валяй с рупора, пока кишки твои по веткам не разбросало, оленевод опущенный.

    23 Aug 9:18am Reply
  • Vlad_Butterfly

    Ладно, как угодно. Лох, 6 постов в моем рупоре оставил, в личку написал, да и тут ответил. Это уже какая-то бомбежка, а не троллинг. Так нормально?

    23 Aug 7:52am Reply
  • Vlad_Butterfly

    Лол, 6 постов в моем рупоре оставил, в личку написал, да и тут ответил. Это уже какая-то бомбежка, а не троллинг.

    23 Aug 7:43am Reply
  • ElectrocutedHik

    english please you commie

    23 Aug 3:56am Reply
  • Arturliar

    Deftones по своему хороши, а Korn по своему. Но музыка Deftones нравится больше.

    22 Aug 11:16am Reply
  • Vlad_Butterfly

    Лол, будто на херко-форум зашел. XXX - СУПЕР, А YYY - ГОВНО!!! Да пошел ты нахуй, мужик.

    21 Aug 5:16am Reply
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    19 Aug 4:32pm Reply
  • senotfed

    porra deveria alterar o texto da banda e incluir o álbum demo :(

    19 Aug 4:31pm Reply
  • MoogInRow

    Saturday Night Wrist is such an underrated album

    19 Aug 5:00am Reply
  • LawLieTicp

    Saturday Night Wrist is becoming my fav

    18 Aug 8:56pm Reply
  • muerto14

    One of the best alternative bands definitely!

    11 Aug 6:43pm Reply
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