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Funeral Party To Support Deftones And The Dillinger Escape Plan On Spring Tour, Also Playing SXSW, Letterman (3/31) and Kimmel (4/6)

March 9, 2011 drainu182 1

Funeral Party will join legendary alt-metal band Deftones and mathcore mavericks The Dillinger Escape Plan on their North American spring tour, beginning on April 14 in Seattle, WA. The tour begins just weeks after the highly anticipated release of Funeral Party’s debut album The Golden Age Of Knowhere on March 29, 2011.

The Golden Age Of Knowhere was produced by Lars Stalfors (Matt & Kim, The Mars Volta) and mixed by Dave Sardy (Band of Horses, LCD Soundsystem, Oasis). The …

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Deftones Announce Spring Tour

January 31, 2011 drainu182 1

This spring, DEFTONES will embark on their first official headlining tour since the release of their sixth studio album, DIAMOND EYES, last May. The tour will begin on April 14th in Seattle, WA, and will finish up on June 13th in San Francisco, CA. Confirmed dates are listed below. The Dillinger Escape Plan will support on all dates.

The tour follows on the heels of a very successful 2010, which included numerous highlights: October’s BLACKDIAMONDSKYE trek, in which the …

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One Love For Chi Benefit Set For January 14th & 15th NAMM Convention Weekend In Fullerton, CA

January 10, 2011 drainu182 0

For the second consecutive year The ONE LOVE FOR CHI Organization along with the Slidebar of Downtown Fullerton will host a two-night benefit event coinciding with the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Convention Weekend in Southern California.

Since November 2008, bassist of modern rock pioneers DEFTONES, Chi Cheng, has remained hospitalized in what doctors have called a “minimally conscious” state. Since the accident, the One Love for Chi organization has banded together to help raise funds to meet the …

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Deftones To Tour with The Dillinger Escape Plan This Spring

January 5, 2011 drainu182 0

A bunch of dates have appeared on Ticketmaster for a spring tour with the Deftones and The Dillinger Escape Plan. Tickets for the Boston, NYC and NJ shows go on sale this week. A formal announcement should be due soon. Check out the confirmed dates below:

Fri, 04/22/11
Ogden Theatre
Denver, CO
on sale:Sat, 01/08/11

Fri, 04/29/11
Eagles Club/The Rave/Eagles Ballroom
Milwaukee, WI
on sale:Sat, 01/08/11

Mon, 05/09/11
House of Blues Boston
Boston, MA
on sale:Sat, 01/08/11

Wed, 05/11/11…

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Deftones’s Diamond Eyes Named iTunes Rock Album Of The Year

December 9, 2010 drainu182 1

Deftones’ “Diamond Eyes” has been named “Rock Album of the Year” by the iTunes Store. One of the most influential forces in modern rock, Deftones released “Diamond Eyes” on May 4th, 2010. Bowing at No. 6 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart, the sixth full-length studio effort by the Grammy-winning group was produced and mixed by Nick Raskulinecz (Alice in Chains, Coheed & Cambria, Foo Fighters). The band recorded the album after their best friend and bassist Chi Cheng sustained …

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BlackDiamondSkye Tour Launches Video Trailer Contest (Win An Alice In Chains Gold Record!)

September 8, 2010 drainu182 0

BLACKDIAMONDSKYE will be making its way across North America in the coming weeks.
To celebrate this historic event, MTV and are teaming up to challenge fans to create their own video trailer for the tour.

Entries will be judged by and Alice In Chains themselves, and the entrant with the best trailer will win the following:


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Check out Circa Survive’s new tour video featuring their song “Through The Desert Alone.”

Don’t miss Circa Survive on tour this month! The band just announced a fall headlining tour as well. See all tour dates below.

Circa Survive On Tour:
8/6 – Ventura, CA – Ventura Theatre w/ Deftones
8/7 – Fresno, CA – Woodward Park w/ Deftones
8/8 – Sacramento, CA – Memorial Auditorium w/ Deftones
8/10 – Reno, NV – Grand Sierra Resort w/ Deftones
8/12 – …

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BLACKDIAMONDSKYE and Vans team up for exclusive Shoe giveaway

July 1, 2010 drainu182 0

BLACKDIAMONDSKYE has teamed up with Vans to create an exclusive Limited Edition High-Top! The design will be revealed very soon. Only 150 of these shoes will be created in total, and we have the very first pair available to win now!

Along with the Vans shoes, one winner will also get a limited edition BDS poster signed by Alice in Chains, Deftones, and Mastodon.

Enter to win by telling us which tracks are featured in this tour trailer for BLACKDIAMONDSKYE.…

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Deftones Announce US Headlining Tour

June 28, 2010 drainu182 0

DEFTONES have just completed a triumphant European tour in support of their sixth full-length studio album, DIAMOND EYES, which crash-landed its way into the Billboard Top 10 upon its May 4th release.

Following a string of sold out U.S. dates, and a high-energy performance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, DEFTONES made an immediate impact overseas to manic audience reaction and headline-grabbing media response. Back home in the States, the press has also responded in kind:

Blissed-out and surreal… brutal

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New Deftones Interviews, Kimmel Live Videos

June 13, 2010 drainu182 1

A new video interview featuring Deftones has been posted on MTV. In the clip, the band talks about the making of their new album Diamond Eyes, Chi’s current health status, and the owl in the video for “Diamond Eyes”. The band recently also sat down with AOL Noisecreep’s “Creepshow” video podcast, which can be viewed here.

Last Friday, the band was musical guest on an episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Watch them perform “Diamond Eyes” here, and …