New Deftones Album Produced by Terry Date (White Pony), Currently Being Mixed for 2020 Release

Deftones have taken the “be quiet and drive” approach to their new album, not revealing too many details along the way. Now, though, a few important bits of information have been unveiled. The band’s ninth studio LP is currently being mixed for release in the second half of 2020, with Terry Date serving as producer.

The news of Date’s involvement was revealed Monday via Deftones’ Instagram page. The band posted a photo of Date and singer Chino Moreno behind the boards that was taken by keyboardist-turntablist Frank Delgado in May of 2019.

Fans of Deftones’ earlier works should be excited, as Date produced the band’s first four albums — Adrenaline, Around the Fur, White Pony, and Deftones. The producer is also known for his work on classic LPs by Pantera and Soundgarden, among others.

As for the status of the album, that news came from a new interview Australian’s Mixdown did with drummer Abe Cunningham. According to the article, the album is currently in the mixing process, with a tentative release for the second half of 2020.

“We did things a little bit differently this time,” said Cunningham. “We stretched everything out over the course of a couple of years, rather than blasting through in one go. The process has been mixed with about a year-long break, that we all agreed upon.”

 

He added, “Being rested and taking that time off really made us appreciate what we’re doing even more. When we’re all laughing and smiling and coming up with stuff together, just like when we were 17… it’s a beautiful thing.”

If the album arrives in the early part of 2020’s second half, it could coincide with the band’s recently announced headlining North American summer tour. That trek, which features support from Gojira and Poppy, will kick off July 27th in Portland, Oregon, and run through a September 5th show in Denver. Tickets are available here.

New Deftones Album Produced by Terry Date (White Pony), Currently Being Mixed for 2020 Release
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Deftones Announce North American Tour With Gojira and Poppy

For a few days now, rumors have circulated that Deftones would be hitting the road later this year with Gojira. Now, the bands have officially announced the tour, and they’ve added pop-metal star Poppy to the line-up.

The tour kicks off in Portland and snakes its way through the country. Things kick off in July and continue through the whole summer. Tickets go on sale this Friday via the Deftones’ website.

“We’re super excited to have Gojira spending the summer with us,” says frontman Chino Moreno, “and Poppy will be a really fun addition as well. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone this summer. It’s been a minute.”

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Get heavy and dreamy at one of the following dates:

July

27 Portland, OR Theatre of the Clouds at Moda Center
28 Seattle, WA WaMu Theater
30 San Francisco, CA Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

August

01 Las Vegas, NV The Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort
02 Los Angeles, CA The Greek Theatre
04 Phoenix, AZ Arizona Federal Theatre
05 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheater
07 Bonner Springs, KS Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
08 Milwaukee, WI The Eagles Ballroom
09 Minneapolis, MN The Armory
11 Chicago, IL Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
12 Sterling Heights, MI Michigan Lottery Amphitheater at Freedom Hill
14 Boston, MA Agganis Arena
15 Laval, QC Place Bell
17 Toronto, ON RBC Echo Beach
19 New York, NYT The Rooftop at Pier 17
20 Asbury Park, NJ Stone Pony Summer Stage
22 Philadelphia, PA The Met Philadelphia
23 Washington, DC The Anthem
24 Bridgeport, CT Harbor Yard Amphitheater
26 Pittsburgh, PA Petersen Events Center
27 Indianapolis, IN The Amphitheatre at White River State Park
29 Atlanta, GA Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park
30 Nashville, TN Nashville Municipal Auditorium

September

01 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
02 Houston, TX White Oak Music Hall
03 Irving, TX The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
05 Denver, CO Pepsi Center

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Posted on February 11th 2020, 3:17pm

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