Californian experimental metallers Deftones have revealed more about their new studio LP, working title Eros.
As reported here, work on the band's sixth album began in April. Now bass player Chi Cheng has added more details on the progress made:
"We've been locked into the studio, as you know, and are finishing the drum tracks on a song tentatively called 'Trempest'. It's heavy as fuck with a shitload of groove and even though it's been driving me crazy as it runs through my insomniatic brain, I am really excited! I always say this shit, but I truly believe this album to be well worth the wait and appreciate all your support and kind loyalty.
"The idea of finishing the album and getting out to play in front of y'all is a nice light at the end of my tunnel. We intend to tour extensively so don't fret."
Vocalist Chino Moreno has also spoken about the LP, to Kerrang! magazine:
"We've certainly taken our time on the last few records but this one has happened very quickly. We got off tour and took a month off. Then we went into the studio and wrote a lot of music very quickly... The most important thing we had to do was to break our habits and change the way we've done things for the last few years."
Eros, if it's called that, is due for release in the autumn. Meantime, here's one from the archive to tide you over...
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