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Deftones

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

While they were mostly an altern ...read more

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

While they were mostly an alternative metal band in their early years, their sound changed into something more complex and experimentalin2000, 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; asJohnnyLoftus writes, "Rock critics usually reserve a special place for Deftones above or at least away from the rest of the turn-of-the. centurymetal movement […] Deftones have always seemed more curious, more willing to incorporate traditionally revered sounds like dreampopand 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 aresparseenough to allow for multiple interpretations. Moreno has cited Morrissey, Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, The Cure’s Robert Smith, andDepecheMode’s David Gahan among his favorite singers, and beyond an occasional similarity in vocal technique, these singers’ sweepingsense ofdrama and delicate vulnerability is often evident in Moreno’s vocals.

Deftones members have worked on several side projects, including Moreno’s Team Sleep and drummer Abe Cunningam’s Phallucy.GuitaristStephen Carpenter works with a group called Kush, featuring members of Fear Factory and Cypress Hill. Turntablist Frank Delgadohas a DJcrew with DJ Crook of Team Sleep, DJ Julez and Matt D called Decibel Devils. « hide

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