Tag: Deftones

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! Tone Def?

After a couple of weeks of wandering in the wilderness it’s time to return to some Deftones for this week’s head to head. Perhaps not as universally critically acclaimed as it’s predecessors, the Sacramento Californian Alternative Metallers self titled fourth studio album may have some of the bands heaviest work on it up to its

Review: “Become The Hunter” by Suicide Silence

Riverside Californian Deathcore titans Suicide Silence have been busy since their 2017 self titled album. A record that divided fans with its KoRn and Deftones inspirations produced by Ross Robinson, it saw vinyl copies ritualistically burned and left guitarists Chris Garza and Mark Heylmun, drummer Alex Lopez, bassist Dan Kenny and vocalist Hernan “Eddie” Hermida

Review: “I Let It In and It Took Everything” by Loathe

Liverpool Gloom Metal pioneers Loathe are a band we’ve followed since the before anyone knew who they were outside of the Metal Underground Scene. They were playing a show at the no longer in existence dive bar Sanctuary in Basingstoke in September 2017 with Harbinger and lit the place up with at most a hundred

NEWS: Endless Forms Most Gruesome debut “The Watchers”!

Juuso Raatikainen of Swallow the Sun has been joined by Manne Ikonen of Ghost Brigade in a project dubbed Endless Forms Most Gruesome. Absorbing influences from American bands like KoRn and Deftones manifests itself as groovy, low tuned riffs with an experimental touch. Following lyrical themes rooted in mental health issues and inner dialogues caused

Review: “Self Titled” EP by Groblin And The Ballistics

“It has taken us a good while to finally get to this point. We had a bit of a roller coaster ride just getting here – corrupt hard drives and broken interfaces – but we are very glad it all happened and after re-recording and reworking songs we have managed to make the best out

Riff Police! Pull Over! #88: Deftones Vs Sleepwraith!

Multi-instrumentalist Seedy Mitchell and drummer Ryan Biggs partnership in Edmonton Canada’s Sleepwraith has born fruit with the brilliant “Day Terrors“. An album which sees them blend a number of styles into a melting pot of darkness shrouded in Death Metal. Add to that the story telling style of Mitchell, who often creates a dark tale

Review: “Day Terrors” by Sleepwraith

Incubated over the course of 20 years, the partnership of Seedy Mitchell and Ryan Biggs is based on a friendship that goes back to before either of them were playing music or even listening to Metal. Now that partnership has developed into a dark and dynamic collaborative undertaking that sees Mitchell bringing material to the

Documentary: Artist Tones goes Deftones with Neutal DSP!

Neural DSP’s long running “Artists Tones” series looking at how to match an artists guitar and bass tones to get your cover songs sounding like the originals sees “My Own Summer” from Deftones get the full treatment this week. A classic from the bands “Around The Fur” record it’s been covered by the likes of

Review: “Dead Generation” by Mortal Shift

Mancunian Hardcore quartet Mortal Shift – Stuart Carson (vocals), Ryan McGuire (guitars), Peter Higson (drums) and Conor Yates (bass) roped in Triple Six Productions for the cover art and Loathe guitarist Conor Sweeney to handle production, mixing and mastering for their debut EP “Dead Generation“, released independently back in May. Detest vocalist Christian Tustin also repays the