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Deftones

Formed: 1988 in Sacramento, CA
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Abe Cunningham, Stephen Carpenter, Chi Cheng, Frank Delgado, Chino Moreno
Biography: Deftones were one of the first groups to alternate heavy riffs and screamed vocals with more ethereal music and hushed singing -- spawning a fair amount of imitators in their wake. The group first formed in Sacramento, California during 1988, when then high school students Stephen Carpenter (guitar), ...Read full biography
Around the Fur
Released: 1997
Label: Maverick/Warner Bros.
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While Deftones still rely more on form than content, they have noticeably improved on their second album, Around the Fur. Their sound has hardened into a blunt, aggressive slab of metallic guitars and ...Read full review
White Pony
Released: 2000
Label: WB
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Hard rockers Deftones take their heavy post-grunge ways to another level on their third album White Pony. Sensing painful frustrations and personal rediscovery with its allusive microcosm of an album title, ...Read full review