It looks like Deftones have started work on their next album

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Deftones are back in the studio, sparking speculation that they’ve started work on their new album.

The metal veterans released their acclaimed 2016 album ‘Gore‘. Having previously told us that he ‘wouldn’t want to carry on forever‘, it now looks like they’ll be returning sooner than expected.

The band took to social media to share images of them ‘back at it’ and ‘jamming’ in the studio for what is assumed will material for their ninth album.

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Speaking of their plans for the future, Moreno told NME last year: “We know each other oh so well and for so many years that it’s comforting, you know? We grew up in the same neighbourhood, spending every day in the garage together, at school, after school. Then 10, 15, 20 years later, we’re all grown adults with children living in different cities – so when we go back on tour it’s like we get to go back to clubhouse.

“When we make records, we don’t really talk about what we’re trying to do or what our ideas are for it, we kind of just go in and make music. That’s what keeps it fresh for us. We don’t try to box ourselves in to these pre-conceived ideas, but we have talked about getting together sooner [rather] than later to start making noise together – just out of pure excitement of creating music.”

Meanwhile, Deftones were recently confirmed to return to the UK to perform at this year’s Meltdown Festival – curated by Robert Smith of The Cure. They’ll be performing alongside the likes of Nine Inch Nails, Placebo, Manic Street Preachers, Mogwai and many more.

For tickets and more information, visit here.