Deftones Archive

Interview with Shannon Moore from Activator; New s/t album out NOW! @activatornyc @shannontmoore @thesyndotcom

NYC Hardcore band Activator just released their debut self-titled album and, if you dig the old school NYHC hardcore sound, this one is for you! Crunchy guitar riffs and solo, break-neck tempos, and pit-clearing breakdowns… This one has NYC written all over it! I spoke with vocalist (and EL-P’s hype-man) Shannon Moore on the phone […]

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Interview with Phil from Taproot; Played Gift in its entirety 6/27; More touring to come! @followtaproot

Ann Arbor, Michigan’s Taproot, now entering their 16th year of existence (!), were recently out for a short run of tour dates, and the quartet will found themselves in a few East Coast cities, including a stop in Syracuse, NY on June 27th. Most widely recognized for their 2002 smash hit, “Poem,” Taproot have continued to […]

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RIP Chi Cheng (Deftones)

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Interview with Jonathan Carpenter from THE CONTORTIONIST; Touring with @Deftones 3/4/13 in Rochester!!! @tcband @goodfightent

Indianapolis, Indiana quintet The Contortionist is another fine example of A&R selection from Good Fight Music. With the rise of progressive metal in recent years, and no shortage of limber-fingered shredders vying for a higher ranking in the metal food chain, Good Fight continues to show good judgment and support for their artists to help […]

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ORION MUSIC FEST LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT (FOR THE WIN!); @ORIONMUSICMORE @DEFTONES @DILLINGERESCPLN @METALLICA

Well, Metallica has done it. ORION MUSIC FEST, taking place in Detroit, Michigan June 8-9th, has unveiled, hands down, probably the most thorough lineup of kick-ass we’ve seen this year. Not that anyone else has been slouching or anything, but nothing is quite as “must-attend” for us at Live High Five as this one. If […]

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HUM “You’d Prefer An Astronaut” to get limited vinyl treatment!

Here’s a must-have for all you vinyl-philes out there. Brilliant album and super limited… get on this. For Immediate Release ShopRadioCast to Release Hum’s ‘You’d Prefer An Astronaut’ on Vinyl on March 4. 2013 Available For Pre-Order Now

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DEFTONES announce US Tour in March! See dates below. @deftones

Just announced today, DEFTONES will be embarking on a month long tour, starting in Rochester, NY on March 4th! Touring off their latest (incredible!) release, Koi No Yokan, these will be a great batch of shows. Don’t miss out! For dates and ticket info, see below.

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Stream new DEFTONES in full RIGHT NOW!!! @deftones Please R/T

You’ve been waiting, and so have we! So, here it is! Be the first to check it out! Thanks to Lambgoat for the link! http://lambgoat.com/bits/6615/Deftones-Koi-No-Yokan-album-stream

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@DEFTONES Koi No Yokan full album audio clips right here!

Good morning, Monday! The anxiously awaited new DEFTONES album, Koi No Yokan, will be available on November 13th, but you can check out 30 second clips of the whole thing right now. Bit thanks to Lambgoat and Amazon France for posting this up. Now, go listen and get ready for another rocker! http://www.amazon.fr/gp/recsradio/radio/B009ERK1T0/

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Show Review for HEAVY T.O. in Toronto

One of the cool points of growing up in a singular geographic location is getting to travel and experience different cultures in different areas of the world. We’re all people and everything, but as products of our physical surroundings, we undoubtedly feel a slight shock when taken out of our comfort zones and thrust ourselves […]

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