Friday, May 14, 2010

DEFTONES: DIAMOND EYES



Deftones
Diamond Eyes
Warner Bros/Reprise

In the backwards-red-cap, Adidas and Puma nu-metal glory days, Deftones were always the odd ones out. They seemed to steer clear of straight-up rap-rock clich├ęs, keeping a safe distance behind Chino Moreno’s artier, less generic vocals and their washier, less predictable sound – basically, by not being as dumb. And their reluctance to join the fold has paid off. Here they are, 22 years in, releasing album number six – while Korn can't even keep a band together and Limp Bizkit are a complete joke. Click here for the full review (Speakerbox.co.za).

Links:

Official website

Deftones
Rocket Skates
Directed by 13thWitness and Kenzo Digital

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