Remember our Deftones & Bamboozle Left Fly-away contest from a few weeks back? Well you can read feedback from the lucky winner of that contest in the replies, detailing her trip and experience. And you thought nobody ever won our contests.
Bamboozle Left will be auctioning off an appearance on the festival's main stage. All proceeds from the auction will be donated to the One Love for Chi foundation to aid in the ongoing medical care of Deftones bass player, Chi Cheng.
We've teamed up with the Deftones and their management, Velvet Hammer Music and Management Group, to bring you the chance to win an enormous Bamboozle Left prize package including an all expenses paid trip to the show. Click here and register at the contest site for your chance to win. The prize also includes spending money and a meet and greet with Deftones.
Keep Deftones bassist Chi Cheng in your thoughts. The 38 year-old is in a coma in a San Jose hospital following a car accident on Tuesday. The band's myspace blog reports Cheng is in "serious but stable condition."
At a recent show in Philadelphia, Sound the Alarm covered covered "Engine No. 9" by the Deftones and Nate from Finch came up and sang it with them. A video can be seen on their myspace or in the replies.
Deftones will be going on a small club tour before the release of their new album, Saturday Night Wrist. The dates can be found below, and an article regarding said tour and the band's new album can be found here.
You can now stream the new Deftones single "Hole In The Earth" at the following links: Windows | Quicktime. The bands new album, Saturday Night Wrist, was produced by Bob Ezrin (Alice Cooper, Pink Floyd, Kiss) and will be out on October 31st.
The Deftones recently shot a video for their new single "Hole In The Earth" in New York with director Brian Lazzaro (Coheed And Cambria, Mest). The band expect the video to be available for viewing in around two weeks time.In the mean time, an eCard for the group's new album "Saturday Night Wrist" is available online here.
Billboard has posted an article about Deftones upcoming 5th album, Saturday Night Wrist, which will release on October 31st. The article tells of a few special appearances on the album and also includes the album's tracklisting.
Chino (Deftones / Team Sleep) has been seeing rumors posted on websites about bands they're supposedly taking on tour in 2006. One band he wanted to mention is The Warriors, and that Deftones will be taking them out sometime in Spring or Summer 2006. On another note, Todd WIlkinson of Team Sleep is at work in the studio on some solo material, and has also begun tracking new material for the next Team Sleep record. There is also talks of a collaboration with members of Dillinger Escape Plan; Todd and Chino have been exchanging music with Ben and Greg.