LIVE: Deftones

Deftones brought Sleep Train Amphitheatre along as a 'passenger' for a blistering rock show on Sunday, Aug. 30.

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Deftones brought their own summer through Sleep Train Amphitheatre on Sunday, Aug. 30.
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The band co-headlined a massive rock show featuring Incubus (we'll have a photo gallery of them up soon), Death From Above 1979 and the Bots.
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The band is an alternative metal band from Sacramento, California, founded in 1988.
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The band consists of Chino Moreno (lead vocals, rhythm guitar -- pictured), Stephen Carpenter (lead guitar), Frank Delgado (keyboards and turntables), Abe Cunningham (drums and percussion) and Sergio Vega (bass).
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The group's original bassist was Chi Cheng, whose time with the band ended after he was left comatose from a 2008 car accident. He died in 2013.
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Deftones have released seven albums to date, with three platinum ("Adrenaline," "Around the Fur," "White Pony") and one gold certification (for "Deftones").
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The group's debut album, "Adrenaline," released in 1995, went to sell over 220,000 copies without receiving hardly any radio airplay.
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The band contributed the non-album track "Teething" to the soundtrack for the 1996 film "The Crow: City of Angels" and were also seen performing the song live during one of the film's scenes.
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The band's second album, "Around the Fur," was highly anticipated, and propelled the band to fame in the alternative metal scene on the strength of radio and MTV airplay for the singles "My Own Summer (Shove It)" and "Be Quiet and Drive (Far Away)."
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"Around the Fur" went on to reach RIAA gold status on June 24, 1999, and platinum status on June 7, 2011.
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The band's third album, "White Pony," included guest appearances: "Passenger" was a collaboration with singer Maynard James Keenan of Tool, the refrain in "Knife Party" featured vocals by Rodleen Getsic, and Scott Weiland did some backing vocals on "RX Queen".
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The band's legacy has been compared to alternative rock group Radiohead, with some dubbing Deftones "The Radiohead of metal".
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Deftones members have worked on several side projects, such as Carpenter's cinematic electronic metal group Sol Invicto with producer Richie (Richie Londres), which features Eric Bobo of Cypress Hill. Carpenter has also worked with a group called Kush, featuring members of Fear Factory and Cypress Hill.
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Other side projects include Moreno's Team Sleep and Crosses and Cunningham's Phallucy. Delgado is a member of a DJ group called Decibel Devils, with DJ Crook of Team Sleep, DJ Julez and Matt D.
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In April 2012, it was announced that Moreno had joined Jeff Caxide, Aaron Harris and Clifford Meyer, all former members of the recently disbanded sludge/post-metal group Isis, under the name Palms. Their first album was released in June 2013.
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In 2001, the band won a Grammy award for Best Metal Performance for their song "Elite."
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Their latest release was their seventh studio album titled, "Koi No Yokan," in 2012 but are rumored to be almost finished with a new record.
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