††† (Crosses) Kicks Off 2014 In St. Louis

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††† Crosses Opens 2014 Tour in St. Louis Words by Bradley Darby (FOLLOW on Twitter/ LIKE on Facebook) In 2011 Deftones front man Chino Moreno got together with childhood friend and fellow musician Shaun Lopez, who plays guitar for Far, as well as Chuck Doom to form a new group that Moreno said would “be minimal and soothing…. kinda like the stuff I listen to when I’m not screaming my head off.” From their vision, Crosses was born. Technically its listed like this, †††… ... Read More

Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones & Ghost 10/23/13: Chesapeake Energy Arena, OKC, OK

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Avenged Sevenfold w/ Deftones and Ghost - 10/23/13 Chesapeake Energy Arena - Oklahoma City, OK Words/Photos by Steven Anthony Everyone's got an opinion regarding Avenged Sevenfold. Lots of people hate them, calling them derivative/wannabe rock stars. At the other end of the spectrum, you have the band's fans, eating up everything the band releases including their latest album Hail to the King which recently topped the Billboard's Top 100. Touring in support of that record, Avenged Sevenfold stopped at Oklahoma City's Chesapeake Energy Arena last ... Read More

Avenged Sevenfold, Ghost and Deftones Hitting the Road Together

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Avenged Sevenfold is hitting the road in support of their new record, Hail To The King, due out August 27th. Fans of the band are more than thrilled. You know who else is thrilled? Fans of Deftones as well as fans of Ghost, both bands who will be on tour with A7X this fall, hitting arena's in major markets not named New York or California. To check out where to catch this gig, take a look at the dates below.  Head over ... Read More

The Lineup For Beale Street Music Festival 2013 Has Been Revealed

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Here we go folks, another day another festival announcement. The 2013 version of the Beale Street Music Festival released its lineup this morning. Taking place at Tom Lee Park during the Memphis In May International Festival May 3rd through the 5th. Serving as your headliners are The Black Keys, Alice In Chains, The Flaming Lips and The Smashing Pumpkins, ZZ Top, Deftones, Patti Smith, Gary Clark Jr., The Joy Formidable, Heartless Bastards, AWOLNATION, Cracker and The Wallflowers round out the list of ... Read More

Orion Music + More 2013: Deftones, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against (And Metallica)

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We here at Concert Confessions would like to that Orion Music + More for putting together an awesome lineup in year TWO.  Coming to the lovely Detroit this year, the festival features the like of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones and Rise Against headlining along side festival curators Metallica. Other notables include Japandroids, Silversun Pickups, the FLAG version of Black Flag (How many years have people wanted Black Flag to tour now that they finally do there's TWO of them?) and Death Grips. ... Read More

Carolina Rebellion Festival brings Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, Deftones And More

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Another day, another festival announcement. For the third time, the Carolina Rebellion Festival will serve as Mid-Atlantic’s biggest rock festival around and May 4th & 5th it will return to  Rock City Campgrounds in Concord, North Carolina. The big names are Soundgarden, Alice In Chains and the Deftones. Papa Roach, Bush, Rise Against and Bullet For My Valentine are other notables. For more information on tickets and all that jazz, head over to the official festival website. For a full list of announce acts, check ... Read More

Meredith’s Top 10 Concerts of 2012

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It's nearing the end of the year, or if you're into it, the end of the world as we know it.  Since I've attended many shows this year(30+) and taken photographs, I thought I'd share with you a re-cap of my most favorite shows from 2012. I am going to list them in the order in which I saw them, because picking a favorite is not easy out of what I've chosen. Here we go!   1. 311 Day 03/10-03/11 MGM Grand Garden Arena, ... Read More

Deftones Lay Out Plans For US Tour March 2013

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Deftones Lay Out Plans For US Tour March 2013 Deftones fans never fear, the band is hitting the road hard this March. After releasing Koi No Yokan to awesome reviews last year, the band will tour beginning in Rochester and they'll make their way down the coast across the country hitting lots of regions not named California. Check out the tour dates below. Prediction: The March 9th Show at New York City's Terminal 5 will feature a Biggie Smalls hologram on the anniversary of his death. Deftones March 2013 ... Read More

Deftones 10/23/12: Aragon Ballroom – Chicago, IL

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Deftones w/ Scars on Broadway 10/23/12 Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL Words/Photos by concertchk I managed to get a Personal Day off from work so I knew there would be nothing getting in my way as I traveled north to Chicago to catch Deftones. A friend of mine was traveling from Michigan and had stayed the night up in Chicago, so she was already there, just not at the venue yet, I managed to get to Chicago around 11:30am or so, roughly that time, and low ... Read More

Deftones Announce Fall 2012 US Tour Dates

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Deftones Announce Fall 2012 US Tour Dates Deftones have just announced dates for a fall 2012 US tour. The trek will be in support of their 7th studio album Koi No Yokan which will hit shelves later this fall. Joining the Deftones as main support will be the System of a Down offshoot Scars on Broadway. You can check out all the dates down below. For the latest news on Deftones, check out their official website by clicking here. Sat 09/22/12 Epicenter Festival ... Read More

Watch Deftones Play New Song “Roller Derby” at the Troubadour (7/27)

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Watch Deftones Play New Song "Roller Derby" at the Troubadour (7/27)  Last night the Deftones hit the Troubadour for a 20 song barn burning set in West Hollywood. Earlier this week they premiered a new song called "Rosemary", and a few hours ago that wasn't the only new song they played. Below, You can view the fan filmed footage for "Rosemary" and well as the song they premiered last night called "Roller Derby". Happy Sunday to you. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDujn6VeJ5I&feature=player_embedded http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uT4Th_ICWeE&feature=player_embedded Read More

Epicenter Returns to Irvine, Announces 2012 Lineup

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Epicenter Returns to Irvine, Announces 2012 Lineup Epicenter has returned for a fourth year to sunny Southern California. For the second year it will be held in Irvine California at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Past lineups include Tool, Linkin Park, Alice in Chains in 2009 (You can read our review here); Kiss, Eminem, Blink-182 in 2010; and the greatly disappointing Limp Bizkit, Staind, Papa Roach triple "threat" in 2011. This year's lineup appears to be a major improvement from 2011, with some of the most ... Read More

Slipknot Set To Debut Knotfest This August

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Slipknot Set To Debut Knotfest This August Slipknot is launching their own music festival. Dubbed Knotfest, the event will hit the Midwest for two incredible days of music and more this August. The event will rock Council Bluffs Iowa on the 17th and Minneapolis Minnesota (technically Wisconsin) on the 18th. Lineups for each day are as follows: 08/17/12 – Mid-America Motor Complex – Council Bluffs Iowa: Slipknot, Deftones, Lamb of God, Dethklok, Serj Tankian, The Urge, Prong, Dirtfedd 08/18/12 – Somerset Amphitheatre – Somerset Wisconsin: Slipknot, Deftones, ... Read More

System of a Down Team With Deftones For 2012 North American Summer Tour

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System of a Down Team With Deftones For 2012 North American Summer Tour With a rumored tour in the works for over a decade (I can say that because I know for a fact I stated a rumor saying that back in 2000) last week we watched as members of Deftones and System of a Down posted Instagram photos featuring members of one band holding back stage passes for the others band. We can finally report as fact that these two California powerhouses ... Read More

Deftones Team With Dillinger Escape Plan For North American Tour

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Deftones Team With Dillinger Escape Plan For North American Tour It’s official, Dillinger Escape Plan and Deftones will team up for a tour of North America this spring.  The month long trek will take the two bands from Seattle to New York City and even features a few stops in the fine nation of Canada.  Blabbermouth is reporting that more dates are still to be added to the trek.  This will be the Deftones third tour of North America behind their 2009 opus Diamond ... Read More

Epic Fail – BlackDiamondSkye Hits Southern California

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Blackdiamondskye Featuring Mastodon, Deftones & Alice in Chains 10/11/10 - Gibson Amphitheatre - Universal City, CA Words/Photos by Reverend Justito/concertconessions.com When rumors of a Mastodon/Deftones/Alice in Chains fall arena trek began to gain steam earlier this year, I found myself very excited.  All great bands on both record and stage crisscrossing our nations arenas, what could go wrong?  Well as it turns out, lots could go wrong with Blackdiamondskye as I found out first hand at Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, CA. In the weeks leading ... Read More

BLACKDIAMONDSKYE AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN 09/24/10

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I felt the same way that I feel when I'm going to see any of my teams play at the Garden-there's half as many people as capacity and everyone's drunk and loud, only the product in front of us all tonight weren't a bunch of sad losers! What goes on people, welcome into the 36th installment of the Jay Porks Never Ending Concert series (I'm dead serious about the “Never Ending” part of that if you didn't know by now) which has ... Read More

Hayley Williams Joins Deftones in Luxembourg

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      Clearly, I should have spent the weekend in Luxembourg instead of Ventura.  Somewhere in that pint-sized nation was an event called the Rock-A-Field Festival.  Not only did it feature the #1 band Concert Confessions would like to see play in America again, but those lucky Luxembourgers (is that a real word?  Fuck it – it is now) were treated to Lil Miss Hayley Williams of Paramore rocking “Passenger” with Deftones. Sure, she may not be Maynard, but she has a much nice set of ... Read More

The 2010 KROQ Weenie Roast

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2010 KROQ Weenie Roast 06/05/10 - Verizon Wireless Amp: Irvine, CA Words/Photos/Videos by Reverend Justito/concertconfessions.com     No longer a Fiesta, the annual KROQ Weenie Roast returned to Irvine, California on the first Saturday in June 2010.  The long lasting corporate rock radio festival is not only a celebration of Summer's arrival, but a chance for the stations simple-minded fan base to act like complete and total douche-bags.  Despite this fan-base of brainless burnouts, KROQ always puts together a top-notch line up of artists young and old.  ... Read More

Weenie Warm Up: Deftones – Jimmy Kimmel Live 06/04/10

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Deftones Jimmy Kimmel Bud Light Concert Stage - Hollywood, CA Words/Camera Phone Photos by Reverend Justito/concertconfessions.com I know many folks who claim Twitter is for losers.  I happen to disagree.  I know this is false because I am a winner.  Having won tickets for the likes of Mastodon and STS9 on the 140 character social network, I was lucky enough to pull off a personal coup this week.  Already thrilled by the news that the band would be closing the side stage of the 2010 ... Read More

The 2010 Revolver Golden Gods Awards

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The 2010 Revolver Golden Gods Awards 04/08/10 - Club Nokia: Los Angeles, CA words/photos/videos by concertconfessions.com OK, I admit it, I totally geeked out last night. In the deep trenches of confusion over guest lists vs. will call along with a “black” carpet ceremony, I was informed that my press credentials were at the VIP table. So I head into to the clusterfuck that is the VIP area outside Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles when I became the meat of a rock royalty sandwich. ... Read More

Benefit Show for Chi Cheng: Night Two

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Fungo Mungo, Will Haven, Shaun Lopez (FAR), Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan), Robert Trujillo (Metallica), Rocky George (Suicidal Tendencies), Dave Lombardo (Slayer), Daron Malakian (System of A Down), Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom), John Dolmayan (System of A Down), Shavo Odadjian (System of A Down), Max Cavalera (Soulfly), Deftones and many more! November 20, 2009 -- Avalon: Hollywood, CA Words/Photos/Videos by Karla Serrano After witnessing night one of Chi Chengs benefit show I thought to myself, "There's no way in hell they could top ... Read More

A Benefit For Chi Cheng – Night 1

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A Benefit For Chi Cheng - Featuring P.O.D., Far, Cypress Hill, Tommy Lee, Mark McGrath, Greg Puciato, Ben Kenney, Xzibit, Richie Cavlaera, Rodleen Getsic and the Deftones 11/19/09 - Avalon: Hollywood, CA Words/Photos/Videos by Reverend Justito When I read on blabbermouth.net last year that Chi Cheng, bass player for one of my all time favorite bands was in a coma from a serious car accident, my heart sunk deep into my gut.  For 12+ years, I have seen his band – the Deftones all over the great state ... Read More