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Deftones is an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California, founded in 1988. The band consists of Chino Moreno (lead vocals and guitar), Stephen Carpenter (guitar), Frank Delgado (keyboards and turntables), Abe Cunningham (drums and percussion) and Sergio Vega (bass). The group's original bassist was Chi Cheng, who became comatose following a 2008 car accident and died in 2013. Deftones have released seven albums to date, with three Platinum (Adrenaline, Around the Fur, White Pony) and one Gold certification (for Deftones).

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Deftones share unreleased track 'Smile' to mark one-year anniversary of Chi Cheng's death

Deftones share unreleased track 'Smile' to mark one-year anniversary of Chi Cheng's death

Track was set to feature on 'Eros', the album Deftones were working on prior to bass player's death

  • Apr 14, 2014

Deftones start work on new album

The band will play Sonisphere this summer alongside Iron Maiden and Metallica

  • Mar 5, 2014

'Buckle Up For Chi' campaign started in memory of late Deftones bassist

Chi Cheng was involved in a car crash in 2008 and passed away earlier this year

  • Nov 23, 2013

Deftones pay tribute to late bassist Chi Cheng at Reading Festival

Band dedicate 'Change (In The House of Flies)' to former band member who passed away in April

  • Aug 23, 2013

Deftones cover 'Jump' as tribute to Chris Kelly of Kris Kross – watch

The band mashed up the track with their own song 'Engine No 9' last night in St Louis

  • May 2, 2013

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Virtual Festivals - Deftones at Reading Festival 2011

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Deftones Reviews

Deftones – ‘Koi No Yokan’

Deftones – ‘Koi No Yokan’

This crushing and expansive comeback makes it easy to see why Muse and Biffy love the metal fivesome so much

  • Nov 9, 2012

Album review: Deftones - 'Diamond Eyes' (Warner Bros)

Metallic masters back on top form

  • May 14, 2010

Deftones

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  • Mar 16, 2007

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