Deftones on a one-year break
2014-02-11 by SputnikSweetheart | 73 Comments

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Deftones' singer Chino Moreno announced that the band will be be on a halt for the rest of 2014. Having just completed their latest tour, the band plans to take one year off and start recording new music next year.

The interview can be read in full here: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/crosses-chino-moreno-talks-depeche-mode-and-deja-vu-20140210

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Mabbitt
February 11th 2014

1324 Comments


Hopefully the next album is just as good as the last, and they tour around here. I still need to see them

Rowan5215
February 11th 2014

24415 Comments


Goddamnit just release Eros already it will be better than any new material you can write

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eternium
February 11th 2014

16304 Comments


I thought they were releasing Eros...

GnarlyShillelagh
Staff Reviewer
February 11th 2014

5981 Comments


Sputnik wept.

Futures
February 11th 2014

7790 Comments


fuck

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Faraudo
February 11th 2014

527 Comments


This makes me quite sad.

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NightProwler
February 11th 2014

6320 Comments


Nooooooouuuuuuwwwwww

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VJ90
February 11th 2014

128 Comments


This interview was conducted in November of 2013.
They will be writing this February.

Spec
February 11th 2014

27053 Comments


Would like to hear Eros.

BigPleb
February 11th 2014

33987 Comments


'Goddamnit just release Eros already it will be better than any new material you can write'

[2]

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kenti123
February 11th 2014

126 Comments


Eros god dammit!

Spokklett
February 11th 2014

78 Comments


Sad, but they deserve it.

FrozenVain
February 11th 2014

2372 Comments


nice

CrownOfMagnets
February 11th 2014

2231 Comments


damn, well they'll be back.

BassDemon333
February 11th 2014

3350 Comments


Saw this coming with how busy Chino is with Crosses and Palms. Its all good though, they've been hard at work ever since Diamond Eyes with recording and touring so they deserve a break. Hopefully we'll be able to hear Eros within the next couple years too.

osmark86
February 11th 2014

3770 Comments


what Bass said. really curious about that Eros album.

MyNameIsPencil
February 11th 2014

494 Comments


They deserve a break, but hey, that probably means a new album by them next year
so there's that to look forward too
but they said that they'd wanna release one more album before putting Eros out

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ultradevilgod
February 11th 2014

228 Comments


Well, they deserve to have a break anyway. And yes, release Eros goddamit! (2)

EvoHavok
February 11th 2014

1338 Comments


I wanna hear Eros...

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StallionMang
February 11th 2014

5216 Comments


Damnit

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MO
February 11th 2014

18228 Comments


they've been on a serious roll so good on them for taking a step back. look forward to hearing the new album in the new year

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fromtheinside
February 11th 2014

17714 Comments


sooooooooo.

Eros

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Wizard
February 11th 2014

19210 Comments


Good news cause their last two albums were runny diarrhea.

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LordePots
February 11th 2014

6518 Comments


Good news cause years that deftones release albums sputnikmusic.com might as well be called sputtonesmusic.com

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fromtheinside
February 11th 2014

17714 Comments


agreed Saturday is still their best
@wiz

lxxwj
February 11th 2014

7 Comments


Eros would be nice, but I'd also like to hear new material. It does suck that they're taking a break though. This could just end up being one of those things where they never end up getting back together.

Arron
February 11th 2014

57 Comments


as someone already said this means they will be working on new work this month. so it was only the end of 2013 they were having off. Title is wrong.

DatsNotDaMetulz
February 11th 2014

1715 Comments


I think they probably would've done on a break in the middle of last year had it not been for the fact they were already being promoted for shows throughout 2013 and had an album to support. They probably need this break to let the events of the past year sink in (considering Chi finally succumbed to his injuries in April, which must've been a pretty big shock to the system) and consider their next moves, be it a proper new album, planning a potential release of Eros, or both.

Owantjaaaa
February 11th 2014

3204 Comments


Didn't chino say they would realease Eros after the next album?
So we can expect new material instead of eros

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insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
February 11th 2014

3331 Comments


Yeah, he mentioned they would like to release another record before dropping Eros (if they still wish to). Even though I would like to listen to new Deftones, it's better for them to take a break and not write tunes in a rush.

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RivalSkoomaDealer
February 11th 2014

667 Comments


rest of 2014

res o 2014

eros 2014

eros 2014 confirmed.

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Tobmast
February 11th 2014

87 Comments


EROS!!!!!!!! [1000000000]

climactic
February 11th 2014

18338 Comments


one year

2 syllables in eros

1 + 2 = 3

half like 3 confirmed

Drummerboy123
February 11th 2014

2312 Comments


Not surprised in the slightest with everything Chino's been doing lately. Man must be worn out.

Always mega pumped for albums by my fave band so......









also release eros plz....

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Impervious
February 11th 2014

324 Comments


Pretty obvious move but didn't they confirm after Chi died that they were gonna work on Eros and release it like really soon as like a tribute to him. What the hell.

LilLioness
February 11th 2014

2496 Comments


It is going to be morbidly funny if after all this posturing Eros turns out to be pretty bad.

SirDrumsalot
February 11th 2014

1439 Comments


I saw this on flippin loudwire and the title totally tried to make it sound like they were breaking up. I almost cried.
Then I read the article and realized it was nothing. They're taking a break, thats not a big deal.

PostMesmeric
February 11th 2014

318 Comments


These guys tour really intensely, so it's to be expected that they take a breather for a while. I am excited for the new Crosses LP, though.

Also...Eros please.

enjoimx
February 11th 2014

56 Comments


E-R-O-S plzzzzz, i STILL listen to that shitty live rip of finger of death on youtube.

but yeah, definitely a well deserved break

fr33convict
February 11th 2014

11687 Comments


The interview was conducted last year. He's talking about starting to write this month, guys.

Tunaboy45
February 11th 2014

1788 Comments


It will be nice for them to have a break, recharge their batteries and come back with yet another kick
ass album. It would be great if they could release eros in their year off too.

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Dr7
February 11th 2014

91 Comments


A break will do them good. Diamond Eyes was superb. Koi no Yokan was welcome, but a step down for sure.

Also looking forward to Eros.

loneNLwolf
February 11th 2014

133 Comments


I'd like to hear Eros as well, but releasing it now would be too soon.

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SputnikSweetheart
February 11th 2014

181 Comments


Eros will be released once the band stops making music altogether. Not sooner.

jmnewcomer18
February 11th 2014

3408 Comments


^ Pretty much. People need to stop holding their breath over it.

LordePots
February 11th 2014

6518 Comments


It is going to be morbidly funny if after all this posturing Eros turns out to be pretty bad.


'bad' isnt in the deftones fanboys vocabulary

enjoimx
February 11th 2014

56 Comments


i mean this is true....but it's pretty accurate i mean c'mon now

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
February 11th 2014

20631 Comments


you gotta be shitting on my dick

eros was gonna be the 2014 aoty, fuck

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PorcelainRain
February 11th 2014

433 Comments


some of ya'll must have shit lives to be this bothered by this

FearThyEvil
February 11th 2014

12241 Comments


this saddens me

bach
February 11th 2014

11949 Comments


guys don't worry chino needs a year to put on more weight so we can hopefully have a wrist pt 2

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xxjcon7xx
February 11th 2014

40 Comments


I bet they tour (parts) of the US in the spring...

You heard it here first...

xfearbefore
February 11th 2014

1245 Comments


Well that's unfortunate.

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boogs
February 11th 2014

222 Comments


not in high school any more so don't really care

Slut
February 11th 2014

1797 Comments


i don't feel anything

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freedomofspeechnoway
February 11th 2014

411 Comments


They need time to reflect on what it's like being a ridiculously overrated band.



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Butkuiss
February 11th 2014

4109 Comments


ITT: People who didn't read the article.

Inveigh
February 11th 2014

24793 Comments


so basically according to this article, deftones are writing music right now (i.e. February)

Wizard
February 11th 2014

19210 Comments


agreed Saturday is still their best
@wiz


Pretty much this! Love that album and then....what the hell?

And to all the people saying they want to hear Eros, what if they already released the album under a different moniker ie. Diamond Eyes or that stupid Asian album that came out in 2012? Wrap your head around that!

Futures
February 11th 2014

7790 Comments


SNW is the best tones yeah

Underflow
February 11th 2014

2525 Comments


Would be some top tier trolling, no doubt.

jmnewcomer18
February 11th 2014

3408 Comments


some of ya'll must have shit lives to be this bothered by this (2). Koi No Yokan came out barely a year ago. There should be no rush to release a new album.

drasticaction74
February 11th 2014

1720 Comments


oh well, see ya next year

pinkmaggit69
February 12th 2014

19 Comments


They are NOT taking a break for a year. This interview took place in the end of 2013. They will begin writing the new record in February of 2014.

DatBeefPudding
February 12th 2014

1238 Comments


well, i mean, okay.

i'd still like to hear eros though..

burningbeard
February 12th 2014

112 Comments


* Apart from Sonisphere in July...

Wizard
February 12th 2014

19210 Comments


They are NOT taking a break for a year. This interview took place in the end of 2013. They will begin writing the new record in February of 2014.

LOL Deftones fans are worse than Opeth/ Tool fans combined! Anything to keep this terrible band in the news!

DrGonzo1937
February 12th 2014

5200 Comments


Good.

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
February 12th 2014

20631 Comments


LOL Deftones fans are worse than Opeth/ Tool fans combined!


nope not even remotely close. opeth fans, possibly, but there is no fanbase that is worse than tools

CrownOfMagnets
February 12th 2014

2231 Comments


Brand New fans are the worst

NightProwler
February 12th 2014

6320 Comments


http://www.metalhammer.co.uk/news/deftones-confirm-sonisphere-2014-plus-more-new-additions-inside/


Deftones playing Sonisphere, sooo....

Green Baron
February 12th 2014

18011 Comments


and Rocklahoma.

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SGGreenman
February 13th 2014

814 Comments


This saddens me greatly.



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