Sacramento alt-metallers Deftones are a band that require very little introduction. This multi-platinum, Grammy -winning quintet have been blazing a trail across the rock world since 1988 with their delectable fusion of face pummelling aggression and shoegaze/psychedelia, and have amassed record sales in excess of ten million worldwide. These guys now look set to tear the globe a new one with the upcoming release of their eighth studio album – the incredible “GORE”.
Although the album itself isn’t due to drop until April 8th via Warner Bros. Records, fans can get their pre-orders in right now via http://www.deftones.com. Those who pre-order will also receive an instant download of the first single, “Prayers/Triangles” and now brand new second single “Doomed User”. The album was produced by Matt Hyde and Deftones.
CD at Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01BFXN0MU
Says Deftones vocalist Chino Moreno of the album: “Out of respect for Pac, Big, Stevie, Michael, Hendrix, GORE is ONE of the greatest albums not the greatest, just one of.”
In addition, the Deftones music store will be offering an exclusive and limited edition, 180 gram, double LP vinyl version of GORE. This will be limited to 3,500 foil-stamped and numbered gatefold jackets and is available for pre-order here: http://smarturl.it/Gore180.
Deftones hit the road this spring, starting with a March 5th headline performance on night two at Travis Barker’s Musink Festival — a three-day tattoo convention, car show, and concert in California, followed by appearances at this year’s SXSW music festival. May and June will find Deftones appearing at major festivals in the U.S. and Europe, including Carolina Rebellion, Rock on the Range, Rock AM Ring, Rock IM Park, and Download Festival, among others as well as a solo-headline show at Wembley Arena.
You can check out the track-listing for GORE below:
- Acid Hologram
- Doomed User
- Geometric Headdress
- Hearts and Wires
- Pittura Infamante
- Phantom Bride
And here are those much anticipated tour dates:
03/19 San Antonio, TX Lonestar Events Center
03/20 Dallas, TX South Side Ballroom
03/22 Houston, TX Revention Music Center
03/24 Lubbock, TX Lonestar Pavilion
05/08 Kannapolis, NC Carolina Rebellion
05/13 Augusta, GA Shaky Knees Festival (May 13th -15th)
06/03 London, UK The SSE Arena Wembley
06/04 Mendig, Germany Rock AM Ring
06/05 Nürnberg, Germany Rock IM Park
06/10 Paris, France Download Festival
06/11 Donington, UK Download Festival
06/12 Nickelsdorf, Austria Novarock Festival
06/14 Cologne, Germany Palladium
06/15 Berlin, Germany Columbiahalle
06/17 Aarhus, Denmark NorthSide Festival
06/18 Reykjavik, Iceland Secret Solstice
We know where we will be this June – see you at Download!