Deftones band just revealed the new album ideas, also will release in 2023. Deftones band’s guitarist Stephen Carpenter in an interview with Cypress Hill vocalist B-Real’s The Smokebox show, the band has talked about the follow-up to their 2020 record Ohms and their upcoming album.
When is the new Deftones album release date?
“Ohms” is the album of the 9th studio released by American alternative metal band Deftones on the 25th of September 20th, 2020, via Reprise Records. The album was written by Terry Date, making it their first time working together since the release of Eros and the last album with the bassist Sergio Vega who departed from the band at the beginning of 2021.
Deftones also announced they are returning to their Dia De Los Deftones festival this year. The festival will be held on November 5 in Petco Park in San Diego, CA, and will feature Turnstile, Phantogram, Freddie Gibbs, Audrey, Destroy Boys, Provoker, and Cold Gawd.
During a new interview with The Smokebox, Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter joins for a 3rd round, closing out this season of the series.
Stephen Carpenter talked about Deftones new album ideas:
“We’re [DEFTONES] getting ready to. Just coming up with ideas at this point, more conversation at the moment than actually doing.”
Before that, Carpenter also talked about the tour, fanbase and more:
“With everything going on in the world, I’m just not ready to leave home and leave the country yet. As much as I would love to be on the road with my brothers, playing for all of our incredible international fans, I have decided to remain playing domestically for now. Although I’m watching from afar, I’ll be there in spirit with my Deftones family. ”
Besides that, Deftones band’s bassist Sergio Vega announced earlier this year that he would part his association with Deftones in 2021 and was replaced for live performances by the current Heavens Blade bassist Fred Sablan. Deftones has also hired the second guitarist Lance Jackman live and has even served as their main guitarist in place of Carpenter on a recent European tour. There’s no confirmation on whether Sablan and Jackman will be forever members of the group or if they’ll appear on the forthcoming record.
In the interview B. Real briefly mentioned his desire to resurrect his band Kush together with Carpenter. For those not familiar with the band, Kush was the aforementioned duo with the former Fear Factory members Christian Olde Wolbers and Raymond Herrera. The group first began in 2001, and even though they played a few shows, and announced an album debut, Kush remains inactive.
You can watch and listen to the entire interview below!