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Deftones announce new album: Koi No Yokan

on August 30, 2012, 4:30pm

deftones1 Deftones announce new album: Koi No Yokan

Hard rock stalwarts the Deftones have announced the release of their seventh studio album, Koi No Yokan, due out November 13th via Reprise Records. Recording took place in Los Angeles with producer Nick Raskulinecz, who also helmed 2010’s Diamond Eyes.

A tracklist is still forthcoming, but the band recently debuted two new songs in concert, including “Roller Derby” and “Rosemary”. And speaking of concerts, they’ve also announced a new string of North American tour dates in support of the album’s release. You can watch fan footage of the two new songs and see the Deftones’ upcoming tour schedule below.

In an interview with Billboard last month, Deftones frontman Chino Moreno described the album as “not a super fast or slow record. It’s very dynamic.” He added: “Some of my favorite things about Deftones are the dynamics. Yes, we’re a heavy band, but we’re not just in-your-face aggro the whole time, punching you in the face. There’s a lot of aggression in some of the music, but there’s also this very soothing element where there’s a lot of soundscapes rather than attack, attack, attack the whole time. I understand that’s a big part of our sound, but I really feel like we reached a peak on our dynamics on this record with those two qualities — the beauty of something and just straight, ruthless aggression.”

Deftones 2012 Tour Dates:
09/22 – Irvine, CA @ Epicenter
09/23 – Sacramento, CA @ Aftershock Festival
10/09 – Ventura, CA @ Ventura Theatre
10/10 – San Francisco, CA @ Warfield
10/12 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Ballroom
10/13 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox SODO
10/14 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore
10/16 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
10/17 – Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
10/19 – Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
10/20 – Kansas City, MO @ Harrah’s
10/21 – Columbia, MO @ Blue Note
10/23 – Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
10/24 – Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
10/26 – Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live
10/28 -Philadelphia, PA @ The Electric Factory
10/29 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues
10/30 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5


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September 21, 2012 at 5:37 pm

come to san antonio!!!!!!!

October 2, 2012 at 1:05 pm

They’re coming november 15th, sunken garden!

September 11, 2012 at 8:52 pm

I was the guy that took the video of Deftones new song Roller Derby. If you guys would like to see more live footage from that show Youtube JAHKOZ. And check out my cover of Sextape here:

Geo P.
August 30, 2012 at 6:05 pm

JEFF – Are you certain it’s Columbia, SC instead of Columbia, MO? Not only would the Missouri city fit in much better with the tour route, but I’m certain that there are plenty of Mizzou students that would be happy to see the band while they’re in town….

Jeff Brown
August 30, 2012 at 4:05 pm

Oct 21st date is wrong. Columbia, SOUTH CAROLINA, NOT Missouri…

August 30, 2012 at 6:10 pm

Wishful thinking perhaps. Definitely in Missouri. Scars on Broadway are opening the tour

August 30, 2012 at 9:39 pm

The Blue Note is in Columbia, MO. It would also make sense being that it is only a few hours drive from KC, which is where they play the day before. I do believe MO is the correct answer.

Alex Young
August 31, 2012 at 8:30 am

I just double checked. It is indeed in Missouri.


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