Deftones Album Details

2010-02-16 by eternium | 103 Comments
Deftones will release Diamond Eyes on May 18.

The album was recorded with ex-Quicksand bassist Sergio Vega in place of Chi Cheng, who is still recovering from injuries sustained in a 2008 car accident that left him comatose for several months.

The album's first single, 'Rocket Skates,' will be made available for free download on February 23.

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eternium
February 16th 2010
16352 Comments


WOOOOOOOOO.

bloc
February 16th 2010
35650 Comments


A bit cheesy, but I don't give a damn.

BallsToTheWall
February 16th 2010
45444 Comments


Cant wait to hear Rocket Skates.

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ThePalestMexican
February 16th 2010
2816 Comments


Diamond Eyes?
Well it's always been a bit weird, but who cares WE ACTUALLY HAVE A FIRM RELEASE DATE!

This pale mexican is cumming on the 18th, that's to be sure.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
February 16th 2010
32059 Comments


OMG OMG OMG OMG

eternium
February 16th 2010
16352 Comments


Yes, the title isn't the best. Neither is Rocket Skates. But the song itself is the shit.
I think this is very promising. Can't wait for tour news.

Dryden
February 16th 2010
13431 Comments


COOL

Ire
February 16th 2010
41861 Comments


So they've written two albums in the last year?

What happened to Eros?

JWT155
February 16th 2010
10941 Comments


They decided not to release Eros and start from scratch because Chino said touring with that album would remind him too much of Chi and that not until he's better would they even think of releasing it. I'm so stoked for this.

BassDemon333
February 16th 2010
3431 Comments


FUCK YES

Can't wait for that download, and the album.

ArmyOfRage
February 16th 2010
230 Comments


Nice. This should be amazing =D

SowingSeason
Staff Reviewer
February 16th 2010
19325 Comments


i'm really excited for this. i hope the single is good enough to hold me over until may

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Royd Rage
February 16th 2010
419 Comments


i am happy about the album release but it's not the same with chi being gone right now.

AlexTM510
February 16th 2010
1422 Comments


STOKED WOO

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liketotallydude
February 16th 2010
731 Comments


hell yeah so looking forward to this!

himynameisaaron
February 16th 2010
45 Comments


Awesome. So. Fucking awesome.

DaveBum69
February 16th 2010
699 Comments


the live vids of rocket skates are sweet i cant wait

drasticaction74
February 16th 2010
1816 Comments


sounds sick

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Captain North
February 17th 2010
6792 Comments


It's gone back in date again?! THE AGONY! I clicked on this link with my heart in my throat and they go and kick me in the balls again. Title is pretty lame, but whatever, Rocket Skates kicks so much ass.

ebay
February 17th 2010
501 Comments


CAN'T WAIT CAN'T WAIT CAN'T WAIT

Skimaskcheck
February 17th 2010
2364 Comments


Will be great

MutnikSpusic
February 17th 2010
560 Comments


this is the my most anticipated album this year!

MutnikSpusic
February 17th 2010
560 Comments


ps rocket skates... that reminds me Balls to the walls' forum avatar D:

Wizard
February 17th 2010
19922 Comments


The album was recorded with ex-Quicksand bassist Sergio Vega

Kind of surprised they didn't get Terry Date into the studio. He has worked out extremely well for this band.

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jagride
February 17th 2010
2500 Comments


bob roqq

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Wizard
February 17th 2010
19922 Comments


Gtfo hahahaha

Inveigh
February 17th 2010
25591 Comments


I don't think Vega produced this did he? I thought he was just playing bass...

Either way I'm ridiculously pumped for this (albeit saddened by the once-again-delayed release date). Diamond Eyes is a little cheesy, but I have a feeling once I hear the album it will all make sense and begin to grow on me in typical Deftones fashion.

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ianjulian
February 17th 2010
641 Comments


February 23. can't wait


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Spiritofmosa
February 17th 2010
55 Comments


this album is going to suck!! Whos this Vega guy?!

Dylan620
February 17th 2010
1501 Comments


I like "Change" and "Minerva." I wonder what White Pony will be like...

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lemoley
February 17th 2010
18 Comments


can't wait to hear it

bloc
February 17th 2010
35650 Comments


Nothing is guaranteed, my friend.

Dehumanized1
February 17th 2010
51 Comments


I really liked this song. good to hear from the deftones. btw i'm a new member. hey everyone

Dylan620
February 17th 2010
1501 Comments


Welcome, then! I tried to post a welcome message in your shoutbox, however I don't know if you got it - there seems to be a problem with the shoutbox messages lately.

bloc
February 17th 2010
35650 Comments


Dylan, I've noticed that too. I tried leaving some messages in someone's box and they disappeared once I refreshed the page.

Derkyle
February 17th 2010
198 Comments


God, i can't wait for this!! Although i don't think it will be as good as Eros would have been. But this seems like it will be more aggressive than their last albums.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
February 17th 2010
32059 Comments


The album was recorded with ex-Quicksand bassist Sergio Vega

Kind of surprised they didn't get Terry Date into the studio. He has worked out extremely well for this band.


Yeah, they recorded with Sergio, as opposed to Chi. Album's being produced by Nick Raskulinecz. I'm not fussed that Terry Date's not involved, he wasn't involved with SNW either

eternium
February 17th 2010
16352 Comments


Terry was involved with Eros though, so I wonder what happened to him.
Oh well, the sample for Rocket Skates has damn good production nonetheless.

AliW1993
Contributing Reviewer
February 17th 2010
7508 Comments


really looking forward to this

Romulus
February 17th 2010
8478 Comments


Not a huge Deftones fan but I enjoy all their albums. Will definitely check it out.

TREO5
February 17th 2010
1071 Comments


CLOUD COME!!!!!!

Inveigh
February 17th 2010
25591 Comments


I love when Terry Date produces Deftones albums.. SNW, while amazing, is not in my top 3 records by the 'tones (White Pony, self-titled, Adrenaline in that order). Either way, Diamond Eyes should be pretty epic.

bloc
February 17th 2010
35650 Comments


^Ugh...

eternium
February 17th 2010
16352 Comments


It won't be. It was made for Eros and everything that was to be on Eros was put on the side after Chi got hurt.

Captain North
February 18th 2010
6792 Comments


Inveigh, your order is fucked up. Sure, White Pony first but then their two worst albums (a 3.5 and 2.5 respectively)? Tut tut.

Eros will still get released at some point (it better anyway. I mean, they're never going to get Chi back. He's been in a coma for well over a year now, it sucks to admit it but even if he does wake up, he'll likely have severe brain damage).

But yeah, I'm now more pumped for this album that Soundwave on sunday.

Inveigh
February 18th 2010
25591 Comments


Ah, "Captain" North.. it is YOU who has the fucked up order :-)

White Pony - 5
Deftones - 4.5
Adrenaline - 4.25
Saturday Night Wrist - 4
Around the Fur - 3.75

I been listening to Deftones since you were in diapers kiddo. Oh, and sorry bloc, we've conversed over our difference in Deftones opinions, so I understand your disappointment.

bloc
February 18th 2010
35650 Comments


Haha, I am glad to hear it ;)

StareAndWonder
February 18th 2010
29 Comments


Exciting, I bet it destroys.

Captain North
February 19th 2010
6792 Comments


White Pony - 5
Saturday Night Wrist - 4.75 (if it wasnt for that darn pink cellphone song)
Around The Fur - 4.5
B-Sides - 4
Deftones - 3.5
Adrenaline - 2.5

And yeah, you listening to them longer means nothing just that you have an attachment to the stuff you got into first. So I understand your love of adrenaline but self-titled? I don't get that at all. There's no tension, no real emotional impact from it. (For me anyway).

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
February 19th 2010
32059 Comments


God damn that teaser sounds uber beefy. Is it just me, or is the whole layout and the lettering etc reminding anyone else of White Pony?

bloc
February 19th 2010
35650 Comments


The youtube video on their Myspace you mean? It kinda reminds me of Fur.

Inveigh
February 19th 2010
25591 Comments


Captain North: yeah, I understand what you mean in releation to self-titled sorta, but that one's less sentimental and more just awesome. It took awhile to grow on me (songs like Hexagram, GMB, WGTB etc. didn't hit me on the first few listens). That albums all about the eerie atmosphere mixed with crushing heaviness for me (see Battle Axe and Deathblow -- two of the best songs Deftones have ever written). I dunno, agree to disagree? A whale's vagina?

But seriously, you're more of a SNW guy and I'm more of a s/t guy, I think that's a distinction that's fairly common among Deftones fans.

Inveigh
February 19th 2010
25591 Comments


that snippet on their myspace is wayyyy too short. it did sound awesome though.

Deviant: I see what you mean about the lettering and layout being similar to White Pony. You're talking about the bonus edition of the cd that was released briefly way back in 2000 that was all black and red right? and their website back then was all black and red and similar lettering? I think it said something like Deftones Worldwide at the top of the page?

Apollo
February 19th 2010
10391 Comments


soooooooooooo excited for this

Captain North
February 19th 2010
6792 Comments


A whale's vagina it is.

Nach0
February 20th 2010
46 Comments


Can't wait!!

Storm In A Teacup
September 1st 2014
13625 Comments


And then there were Diamond Eyes guys

StKiyo
September 1st 2014
272 Comments


oh fuck me, i saw the news at the most viewed and thought it was a new album

Minushuman24
September 1st 2014
475 Comments


god dammit

StKiyo
September 1st 2014
272 Comments


you half japanese girls

Eons
September 1st 2014
486 Comments


fuck you

Tunaboy45
September 1st 2014
8040 Comments


FUCK!

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Tunaboy45
September 1st 2014
8040 Comments


@StKiyo
Do it to me every time.

SlMBOLlC
September 1st 2014
5551 Comments


damn you guys

StallionMang
September 1st 2014
7016 Comments


Gonna rule tbh

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erandolph90
September 2nd 2014
190 Comments


Fuck me.

GringoSuave89
September 2nd 2014
1094 Comments


Fuck this, fuck that, fuck you. I thought Eros got announced...

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Scoot
September 2nd 2014
18256 Comments


fuck sakes

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DrGonzo1937
September 2nd 2014
10507 Comments


Fuck new album, eros. agreed

Tunaboy45
September 2nd 2014
8040 Comments


^ [2]
They need to release it.

melonade
September 2nd 2014
1626 Comments


FUCKING COME ON I THOUGHT A NEW ALBUM WAS GETTING RELEASED UGHH

Tunaboy45
September 2nd 2014
8040 Comments


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eW_LIgEsjQ fucking release Eros already

Rowan5215
September 2nd 2014
30915 Comments


Maybe if every single person and his mother who sees this stops commenting "FUCK I THOUGHT THIS WAS A NEW DEFTONES ALBUM WHY WOULD YOU BUMP IT" on this, and thereby bumping it themselves in the process, it can stop happening?
oh fuck now I'm a part of it too!

eternium
September 2nd 2014
16352 Comments


I forgot that I was the one who posted about this.

DrGonzo1937
September 2nd 2014
10507 Comments



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eW_LIgEsjQ fucking release Eros already [2]

HarryBoBerry
September 2nd 2014
235 Comments


Here, let me bump this thread too so we can piss off more people

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
September 2nd 2014
14507 Comments


bookmarked

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LepreCon
September 2nd 2014
4822 Comments


Can't wait!!!1!

treefingered2
September 2nd 2014
195 Comments


stoked af

zaruyache
September 2nd 2014
9527 Comments


Or maybe fix it so news only gets on the "most viewed" chart if it is the most viewed within a certain timeframe, not in general? Feels like these article necros keep getting on the list because of previous views, not current popularity due to bumping.

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zaruyache
September 2nd 2014
9527 Comments


I'm probably wrong, though, so the mods should feel free to call me an idiot if they like.

TheAJMetal
September 3rd 2014
96 Comments


Did anyone feel kind of sad when they saw it said Diamond Eyes? Not because it wasn't a new album, but we will never get that feeling of Diamond Eyes being new again.

Supercoolguy64
September 3rd 2014
5827 Comments


It'll be new to anyone who has never heard it before : )

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Irving
Staff Reviewer
September 4th 2014
7398 Comments


WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

O wait

Storm In A Teacup
September 4th 2014
13625 Comments


This was a good album guys it's nice to reflect on life before Diamond Eyes right? Things looked just a bit dimmer before then. Being the original one who bumped this since it's last comment in 2010 I can testify it was already featured in the most viewed so I also was tricked by this hanging out in a section it shouldn't be in.

That said, go listen to this album! and enjoy! or enjoy other music and be happy!

Fallingfarbehind
September 4th 2014
29 Comments


^ i saw this last week in the most viewed and intentionally DIDNT bump so this wouldn't happen >.>

Storm In A Teacup
September 4th 2014
13625 Comments


oh well it is whatever to me i haven't worn a boyscout uniform in over a decade

NonApplicable
September 5th 2014
2160 Comments


best Deftones album

DrGonzo1937
September 5th 2014
10507 Comments


and this is still getting bumped.

amazing.

NonApplicable
September 5th 2014
2160 Comments


You gotta keep it alive!

We want to inflict the disappointment we felt on others!

SnakeDelilah
September 5th 2014
12549 Comments


epic bump lmao

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Drummerboy123
September 5th 2014
2560 Comments


I got so goddamn hyped seeing this and then.......fuck u guys.

MrNippleLipz
September 5th 2014
348 Comments


lol@! while we're here someone rec me which tones album to start off with. pls!

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DatBeefPudding
September 5th 2014
1563 Comments


fuck you guys for bumping this and fuck me for continuing the bump

Gestapo
September 5th 2014
1135 Comments


cant wait for may 18 xDDDD

Catatonic
September 5th 2014
150 Comments


damnit

samsquanch
September 6th 2014
204 Comments


damnit

Speed512
September 7th 2014
144 Comments


wtf sputnik

Static
September 7th 2014
3705 Comments


so excited!!

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Storm In A Teacup
September 7th 2014
13625 Comments


Haha I innocently started this and it's the funniest thing I ever did on Sputnik.

YakNips
September 7th 2014
17137 Comments


can someone tell me why ppl like this band pls

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Static
September 7th 2014
3705 Comments


>Haha I innocently started this and it's the funniest thing I ever did on Sputnik.


just because you "started" it doesnt mean youre the reason why it's funny

Storm In A Teacup
September 8th 2014
13625 Comments


yeah it's funny cuz people are pissy. good job making sure we all knew exactly how the story goes.



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