Birth Place: Sacramento, California, US
Years Active: 1988–present
Genres: Alternative Metal, Nu Metal
Deftones is an American rock band from Sacramento, California. Formed in 1988 the band consists of Chino Moreno (lead vocals and guitar), Stephen Carpenter (guitar), Chi Cheng (bass), Frank Delgado (keyboards and turntables) and Abe Cunningham (drums and percussion). Deftones' first commercially released album was “Adrenaline,” in 1995. It peaked at #23 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart, its success attributable to word-of-mouth and rigorous touring and live performance. 1997's “Around the Fur”was far more successful, peaking at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart and at #29 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. It was also their first international success, entering t...
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