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Diamond Eyes Cover Art, New Release Date

The release date for Diamond Eyes, the new album from Deftones, has been moved up two weeks: Originally slated for May 18th, it’s now coming out on May 4th. Here’s the artwork, which I must say is pretty damn nice:

Let’s Sleep in This Trance: New Deftones Track Posted

“Rocket Skates,” the lead single from Deftones’ upcoming album Diamond Eyes, has been posted on the band’s official YouTube channel. It’s also available as a free download on their site.

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New Deftones Album Release Date + Teaser

Sacramento-based Deftones are finally coming out with a new album, titled Diamond Eyes, on April 27th. This is their first release since 2006’s very good Saturday Night Wrist; they finished recording Eros in 2008, but decided to shelve it. (Apparently this had nothing to do with the fact that bassist Chi Cheng has been in a coma since November 2008. More on that here.) Check out a 30-second sample of lead single “Rocket Skates” at their site.

The Meshuggah influence can be felt a bit here, I think–guitarist Stephen Carpenter has listed them as his favorite band.

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