Deftones Unveil New Material
2012-07-30 by Roberto Del Conseccenseio | 93 Comments

Deftones have performed two new songs, Roller Derby and Rosemary from their upcoming record to be released in October.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDujn6VeJ5I&feature=player_embedded

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=uT4Th_ICWeE

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Ignimbrite
July 31st 2012

5325 Comments


Rocket Skates

Roller Derby

MMX
July 31st 2012

4798 Comments


cool

sixdegrees
July 31st 2012

16951 Comments


brb listening to this. Will be 5/5.

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breakingthefragile
July 31st 2012

2955 Comments


This is a new one right? These aren't tracks off of Eros are they?

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Ignimbrite
July 31st 2012

5325 Comments


New one. I feel like Eros is something that won't be seen for a very long time, if ever.

breakingthefragile
July 31st 2012

2955 Comments


Yeah, I seriously doubt they'd finish what Chi was originally a part of without him. I'm thinking that maybe once he's out of a coma, demos from the Eros sessions will be included in some box set thing or something.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
July 31st 2012

31097 Comments


As an album, Eros will probably never be released. A couple of the songs might be reworked for new albums, or included as bonus tracks or something but I don't think anyone will ever see the whole album

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breakingthefragile
July 31st 2012

2955 Comments


Yeah, I agree completely Dev. I mean let's be honest, what are they gonna do, just completely re-visit ideas they had years ago and try to get back into a mindset they were in before they lost a band member? Thing will probably never see the light of day in it's full form, and even if by the slightest chance it did end up getting completed, it would never be like what they originally intended when they first started making it.

Maniac!
July 31st 2012

26250 Comments


Roller Derby was boring

Rosemary was really fucking good

sixdegrees
July 31st 2012

16951 Comments


Rosemary is epic

bloc
July 31st 2012

34780 Comments


Sounds fine

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BassDemon333
July 31st 2012

3366 Comments


album of the year its already a given

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Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
July 31st 2012

31097 Comments


'Rosemary' could be an Eros track for all we know. Weren't all the songs meant to be named after strippers or something?

Counterfeit
July 31st 2012

17819 Comments


needs a name needs a pie

nash1311
July 31st 2012

1754 Comments


I thought Eros was completed except for Chino's parts? So it could be released later. Maybe unlikely, but still possible.

Agreed that Roller Derby was so-so but Rosemary ruled

eternium
July 31st 2012

16338 Comments


Okay, Rosemary was indeed badass.

breakingthefragile
July 31st 2012

2955 Comments


@Deviant That could very well be a possibility, idk how stripper-ish does Rosemary sound? haha.

DuMont
July 31st 2012

84 Comments


@breakingthefragile

If I remember correctly Eros was very close to completion, it was already being mixed. But yeah who knows if it'll ever see the light of day.

Gonna give those tracks a miss for the fresh first listen when the album drops, excited though

Captain North
July 31st 2012

6784 Comments


I thought Roller Derby was better tbh. Whether Rosemary will work or not depends entirely on the production job. If its like Diamond Eyes again Rosemary will sound shit on record, it needs more of the self titled sound

Apollo
July 31st 2012

10298 Comments


Band can do no wrong. Album of the year for sure

blastOFFitsPARTYtime
July 31st 2012

1477 Comments


noice

Apollo
July 31st 2012

10298 Comments


dear riffoclock, please foad

BrieLarson
July 31st 2012

460 Comments


omg

GhostHead
July 31st 2012

166 Comments


Dude...

Puzzles
July 31st 2012

3065 Comments


"@Deviant That could very well be a possibility, idk how stripper-ish does Rosemary sound? haha."

That's like asking how 'The Wall-ish' In The Flesh sounds

sixdegrees
July 31st 2012

16951 Comments


he meant the name of the song, obv.

MoosechriS
July 31st 2012

4961 Comments


Awesome

Acanthus
July 31st 2012

9537 Comments


Cool, really enjoyed the track Chino did for The Raid: Redemption's OST.

auberginedreams
July 31st 2012

6033 Comments


"dear riffoclock, please foad"

yes please.

jimmykidd
July 31st 2012

528 Comments


both songs rule. do want moreeee

DoABarrelRoll
July 31st 2012

342 Comments


Faith in music: Restored

TenSecondsToThink
July 31st 2012

1221 Comments


OK, I'm not mr. Deftones-expert but they sound the same on every album. Maybe it's because of their unique style, but I can't find many differences between White Pony, Diamond Eyes and this.

sixdegrees
July 31st 2012

16951 Comments


^you should have thought for more than ten seconds before posting that.

Pigwise41
July 31st 2012

397 Comments


Rosemary fucking ruuuuuules. Also can't wait to hear Palms. Chino could be the most consistent man in music.

AStableReference
July 31st 2012

1873 Comments


Should be interesting. Rosemary is definitely the strongest of the two.

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NonApplicable
July 31st 2012

1951 Comments


OK, I'm not mr. Deftones-expert but they sound the same on every album. Maybe it's because of their unique style, but I can't find many differences between White Pony, Diamond Eyes and this.

Nobody give this guy any attention.

auberginedreams
July 31st 2012

6033 Comments


too late, you just did.

InFiction
July 31st 2012

3651 Comments


Yeah, I think hearing Eros is about as likely as a new CTTS album.

auberginedreams
July 31st 2012

6033 Comments


except for that ctts's new album is done and in the final stages of mixing.

conesmoke
July 31st 2012

5199 Comments


"
OK, I'm not mr. Deftones-expert but they sound the same on every album. Maybe it's because of their unique style, but I can't find many differences between White Pony, Diamond Eyes and this."

^ LOL try listening. not just hearing. you foolosh.. foolish mortal.

InFiction
July 31st 2012

3651 Comments


except for that ctts's new album is done and in the final stages of mixing.

Or so they say. The final stages of an album are usually the longest. IIRC, wasn't it meant to be released last November?

InFiction
July 31st 2012

3651 Comments


Also, both songs fucking rule. Especially Rosemary.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
July 31st 2012

21791 Comments


Yeah, I think hearing Eros is about as likely as a new CTTS album.

except Eros actually exists

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PuddlesPuddles
July 31st 2012

4772 Comments


Holding onto Eros... I'm not sure it's a good energy to hold onto considering the factors around it. Let it go... Bring it out and let him come back to something fresh and more genuine..


And what the shuck, I need an iTunes account to hear Crosses' remix of "Dragula"?

NonApplicable
July 31st 2012

1951 Comments


I wan't too hot on what I heard from Roller Derby. Rosemary sounded wicked though(I think). But... who can really tell from from low quality live videos?



NonApplicable
July 31st 2012

1951 Comments


This has been stated numerous times before, but the smartest thing to do with Eros is, release it and donate a large portion of the profits to "OneLoveForChi".

omnipanzer
July 31st 2012

21442 Comments


Hold on... let me wipe the spooge off of this article so I can read it.

PistolPete
July 31st 2012

3591 Comments


Roller Derby seemed to have that "Saturday Night Wrist" sound, which kinda turned me off cuz that album was meh.

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omnipanzer
July 31st 2012

21442 Comments


understanding that it's live and perhaps they are not perfected:
I love Roller Derby 4/5 this song makes me excited for the new album.
Rosemary, not so much 3/5 on the older albums this would have been the standalone track that gave you
a break from all the hard shit. In perspective and as a part of the album I might like it more.

Maniac!
July 31st 2012

26250 Comments


Omni, you're a terrible music-er

evilford
July 31st 2012

22391 Comments


"OK, I'm not mr. Deftones-expert but they sound the same on every album. Maybe it's because of their unique style, but I can't find many differences between White Pony, Diamond Eyes and this.

Nobody give this guy any attention."

well played


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Inveigh
July 31st 2012

24946 Comments


GOD DAMNIT WHY DIDN'T I SEE THIS BEFORE I GOT TO WORK

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MichaelSnoxall
July 31st 2012

12163 Comments


I listened to Roller Derby earlier today and wasn't impressed so I didn't bother with Rosemary. Reading the comments now, I've decided to listen to Rosemary. We'll see how this goes.

omnipanzer
July 31st 2012

21442 Comments


"Omni, you're a terrible music-er"

I might skull fuck you and cum in your ear... it could help you recognize really good Deftones Vs.
less-good Deftones. You seem to have them backwards most of the time.

MichaelSnoxall
July 31st 2012

12163 Comments


So far, digging Rosemary a lot more. Deftones always excelled when they weren't going all out rage mode.

Maniac!
July 31st 2012

26250 Comments


"GOD DAMNIT WHY DIDN'T I SEE THIS BEFORE I GOT TO WORK"


Was waiting for this

Maniac!
July 31st 2012

26250 Comments


"it could help you recognize really good Deftones Vs.
less-good Deftones. You seem to have them backwards most of the time. "

You're probably the kind of guy who thought Diamond Eyes was a great album, too.


What a sucker.

MichaelSnoxall
July 31st 2012

12163 Comments


Wait, Diamond Eyes was a great album. What the hell, Brandon?

InFiction
July 31st 2012

3651 Comments


Roller Derby seemed to have that "Saturday Night Wrist" sound, which kinda turned me off cuz that album was meh.

Are you on crack? SNW is brilliant.

Apostrophee
July 31st 2012

49 Comments


CHI!?

paxman
July 31st 2012

4084 Comments


What's with all the stupid itt

NonApplicable
July 31st 2012

1951 Comments


Rosemary has the SNW sound IMO. Roller Derby on record will probably sound like something off Diamond Eyes.

The Self Titled and Saturday Night Wrist is half Deftone caliber tunes and half passable material.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
July 31st 2012

31097 Comments


Nobody give this guy any attention.


Way to set the standard

evilford
July 31st 2012

22391 Comments


SNW is pretty close to their best..............

Maniac!
July 31st 2012

26250 Comments


"Rosemary has the SNW sound IMO. Roller Derby on record will probably sound like something off Diamond Eyes."

This I agree with


"The Self Titled and Saturday Night Wrist is half Deftone caliber tunes and half passable material. "


For this, I want to kill you

"Wait, Diamond Eyes was a great album. What the hell, Brandon?"

It was pretty average for deftones standards

truekebabpower
July 31st 2012

639 Comments


white pony >diamond eyes >around the fur >snw >deftones >adrenaline is what the overall ratings are saying and I tend to agree

KangarooSong
July 31st 2012

143 Comments


plz come to pittsburgh deftones my body needs you

exportnow
July 31st 2012

78 Comments


^ agreed

YouGotLucky
July 31st 2012

946 Comments


this version of roller derby sounds better http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=An1D8BDJ_AA

The camera is closer to Stephen, you can hear that guitar sound better, that beginning riff is tasty
as hell.

MO
July 31st 2012

18526 Comments


good songs

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
July 31st 2012

10074 Comments


Releasing Eros will take away our reason to be intrigued!

They couldn't ever do that!

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intotheshit
July 31st 2012

3639 Comments


Riff needs to make a trip to South Florida.

I'll pick him up and drop him off in Overtown with a sign that says "Haitian Go Home"

See how well he does there.

tarkus
July 31st 2012

5560 Comments


riff is right though

Inveigh
July 31st 2012

24946 Comments


nah he's not, really

Maniac!
July 31st 2012

26250 Comments


Roller Derby is pretty bad imo

Inveigh
July 31st 2012

24946 Comments


i haven't heard it yet but i'm like 100% positive that you are wrong

Maniac!
July 31st 2012

26250 Comments


The song structure is just boring.

Love the other one, though


Inveigh
July 31st 2012

24946 Comments


so is it like Rocket Skates pt II?

i found that song's structure boring, even though overall it was still fairly enjoyable (like 3/5)

Maniac!
July 31st 2012

26250 Comments


Not exactly.

It just seems like the transitions from aggression to melody are sloppy/lazy

The riff seems like it could be a leftover from Diamond Eyes

I just don't like it

YouGotLucky
July 31st 2012

946 Comments


It's supposed to be chaotic dude. That's the whole point of the song, if it were any smoother i don't know if i'll like it, i hate overproduced stuff. then again though, these are just live versions, and we all know Chino in the studio is way better.

NonApplicable
July 31st 2012

1951 Comments


There is a wicked pterodactyl scream halfway through Roller Derby.

intotheshit
July 31st 2012

3639 Comments


Roller Derby isn't fantastic, but it's nowhere near bad.

Inveigh
July 31st 2012

24946 Comments


yea it sounded pretty good to me


kind of a standard heavy deftones song but that's cool

Inveigh
July 31st 2012

24946 Comments


man oh man i feel like rosemary was written for the deftones fanboy that lives inside of me, so good.

Maniac!
July 31st 2012

26250 Comments


You can sound chaotic without sounding lazy

controlled
July 31st 2012

467 Comments


first thought was rosemary was directly lifted from eros

nash1311
July 31st 2012

1754 Comments


Haha pterodactyl scream ftw

iambandersnatch
July 31st 2012

1472 Comments


chino such a beast

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
July 31st 2012

31097 Comments


It just seems like the transitions from aggression to melody are sloppy/lazy


IT'S.A.LIVE.SONG

AsoTamaki
July 31st 2012

2525 Comments


"Roller Derby" sounds awesome. Raw and intense like their early material.

Da11thMytrillSphere
August 1st 2012

546 Comments


Excellent as usual

SwayzeFaced
August 1st 2012

349 Comments


Eros is the golden goose, everyone wants to own it no one can get their hands on it.


Songs are nice but not fully enjoyable for me because of the sound quality.


JordanS
August 1st 2012

319 Comments


almost positive rosemary is from eros, i remember reading it as one of the tentative titles.

if so, what a shame, i would like to see that album released in its entirety someday, not picked apart.



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