Deftones Announce U.S. Tour
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 13:42:43
The Deftones have officially announce a United States headlining tour. The tour will begin May 8th in Charlotte, North Carolina. The band had previously announced multiple March tour dates, including a March 5th headline performance on night two at Travis Barker's Musink Festival - a three-day tattoo convention, car show, and concert, followed by appearances at this year's SXSW music festival, including a performance at SPIN's 14th Annual Day Party at Stubb's on March 18th. May and June will find Deftones appearing at a variety of major music festivals in the U.S. and Europe, including Carolina Rebellion, Rock on the Range, Rock AM Ring, and Rock IM Park, among others. The band will also be performing a solo-headline concert at Wembley Arena in London.
The Deftones' eighth studio recording, Gore, is due out April 8th via Warner Bros. Records, and can currently be preordered from their website. Gore was originally supposed to be released in September of 2015, but a variety of delays continued to push the date back until this January when the April 8th date was finally announced and confirmed. This will be the band's first album since 2012's Koi No Yokan.
The band toured throughout a significant portion of 2015, but this will be the first tour officially in support of Gore. In April 2014, the band released "Smile" from the long-shelved Eros album on the anniversary of bassist Chi Cheng's death. It was the first material unveiled from the still unreleased album.For more on the Deftones, check out:
This Week In Songs January 30 - February 5
—The ARTISTdirect Staff